• Brad Stulberg

The Art and Practice of Science

Science is more important, but more misunderstood, than ever. On this episode of The Growth Equation Podcast, Brad and Steve tackle a timely topic: science. They explore what science is, what science is not, and how and why science is increasingly coming under attack. As a listener, you’ll be left with a concrete toolkit for figuring out when to pay attention to someone and trust them versus when to dismiss their advice as bunk, a symptom of what Brad and Steve call “Guru Syndrome.” In a world driven by a mix of scientists and charlatans, this episode will help you improve not only your thinking but also your daily actions.

  1. “An important part of science is asking, How might I be wrong?”

  2. “There’s a big difference between searching and researching.”

  3. “If it’s a complex problem and someone tries to provide a simple answer you should have red flags right away.”

  4. “The voices of those high in confidence and certainty are getting amplified more than those who are humble and expressing nuance.”

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Related Resources

Tech Gurus and ALL CAPS Twitter versus Actual Science

Living in a World of Experts on Everything

Understanding when to go with Simplicity versus Complexity

Find Brad and Steve on Twitter: @Bstulberg and @stevemagness

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