Gerald Ashley on risk and uncertainty (Part 2)
On short-term pressures and long-term fragility
Welcome to A Load of BS: The Behavioural Science Podcast with me Daniel Ross. Today, my guest once again is Gerald Ashley, a re-formed financial markets man and now BS expert with strong interests in change, risk and decision making.
Indeed, Gerald has written books on the subject, is a regular media contributor and happily is hitting the live speaking circuit again after too long a gap. That story we know.
Today, we're talking about:
Our over connected world and the pressures this brings
The BS replication crisis and its party tricks
And, of course, we end with Gerald's quick fire round
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We pick up today's conversation with another though on the subject of connectivity.
Little Book of Banana Skins, by Donough O'Brien
Reckoning with Risk: Learning to Live with Uncertainty, by Gerd Gigerenzer
The Diaries of Samuel Pepys, by Samuel Pepys
Gerald's own books:
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Next week, I'm interviewing Dr Jesse Bering on the science of the afterlife and other evolutionary taboos. So until next time.
Enjoy the show!