How We Make Choices | Robert Sapolsky

“The purpose of science in understanding who we are as humans is not to rob us of our sense of mystery, not to cure us of our sense of mystery. The purpose of science is to constantly reinvent and reinvigorate that mystery. To always use it in a context where we are helping people in trying to resist the forces of ideology that we are all familiar with.” ~ Robert Sapolsky

Follow the link below to hear Stanford University professor Robert Sapolsky talk about how everything from hormones to our culture influences the decisions we make. Through a combination of research and storytelling, Sapolsky looks at how everything from hormones to our culture influences our choices.

https://www.wnyc.org/widgets/ondemand_player/wnyc/#file=/audio/json/753859/&share=1

Dr. Robert Sapolsky is professor of biology and neurology at Stanford University and the recipient of a MacArthur Foundation genius grant.

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