#12: Dorsa Amir on Ultimate versus Proximate Goals

Dorsa Amir is a postdoctoral fellow at Boston College. She took her PhD in anthropology from Yale, and has a popular Ted Talk on how the industrial revolution changed childhood. In this episode, Cody talks with Dorsa about strategic planning as a daily routine, mastering self-regulation, aiming big even when you're risk averse, ultimate goals versus proximal goals, and the most important things psychologists can learn from anthropologists.


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#34: Don Norman

Don Norman is a cognitive scientist and designer. He is perhaps best known for his book The Design of Everyday Things. This was a landmark work which detailed the fundamentals of human-centered design

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