#10: David DeSteno on Being Optimally Interdisciplinary

David DeSteno is a professor of psychology at Northeastern University, where he directs the Social Emotions Group. He has published many books, including Emotional Success: The Power of Gratitude, Compassion, and Pride. In this episode, Cody talks to David about the difference between academic and popular writing, balancing your true interests with pragmatic considerations, how to be optimally interdisciplinary, and debating core beliefs versus trying to learn from one another.



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"The good life is one inspired by love and guided by knowledge."

-Bertrand Russell