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Think About It

Why we believe in "No pain, no gain" philosophy, when, scientifically speaking, it might be wrong? Why might we rush towards a 700 rupees product discounted to rupees 500 compared to a product of the same price even when both are of the same quality?

Aditya (an inquisitive mind) and Diksha (a future Cognitive Scientist) discuss the different cognitive biases and quirks of the human brains that influence our everyday life and the choices we make.

Tell me a story | Episode - 9
Think About ItAugust 26, 2019
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Tell me a story | Episode - 9

Stories are great, they inspire us, frighten us, make us laugh and so much more. The problem occurs when we start figuring out a story behind instances when there isn't any. Find out this and a plethora of things you thought are related but aren't.

A Winner At Losing | Episode – 8
Think About ItAugust 19, 2019
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A Winner At Losing | Episode – 8

Winning can be both subjective (“winning in life”) and objective (“winning a science quiz”). There are many instances in life when we lose even we have supposedly ‘won’, and unfortunately, such instances are more common than you think. From situations where our overconfidence precedes us to situatio...

Let’s do the math | Episode - 7
Think About ItAugust 12, 2019
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Let’s do the math | Episode - 7

You have feelings for her and you bid her goodbye. You look back at her and she looks back at you at the same time. Do you call it a “meant to be”situation or a “coincidence”. Even when things boil down to numbers, our irrational thinking takes us off the practical route. Advise: This episode is bes...

This is my team | Episode - 6
Think About ItAugust 07, 2019
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This is my team | Episode - 6

Are teams better at producing output or is it just a fallacy in our thinking? Why do you tend to look up in the sky when other people are doing so? The truth is, in social settings, we are completely different beings. In this episode, we explore how’s that the case.

Where Did My Money Go | Episode - 5
Think About ItJune 10, 2019
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Where Did My Money Go | Episode - 5

No matter how practical you are, when it comes to money, our emotions effect how we spend it in majority of the cases. From false sense of ownership to the Romeo and Juliet effect, find out how emotions guide the flow of money and how advertisers tap into that.

Wait, I Can't Choose | Episode - 4
Think About ItMay 27, 2019
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Wait, I Can't Choose | Episode - 4

Choice is supposed to be a good thing, right? Then why finding the right person for yourself is more difficult than ever despite so many choices a swipe away? In this episode, we explore how choices influence your life as well as big businesses.

Addicted to This Game | Episode - 3
Think About ItFebruary 28, 2019
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Addicted to This Game | Episode - 3

You crush a candy, you throw a bird, your clans clash with other clans and you check your Facebook feed for what’s new. You do all that again and again and again. In the digital age, we are addicted to multiple things without realizing. Find out how companies are using techniques to hook you to thei...

My Chauffeur, the genius | Episode - 2
Think About ItFebruary 28, 2019
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My Chauffeur, the genius | Episode - 2

In an age when all the information is just a click away, how do you differentiate between people who are actually knowledgeable versus people who are good at showing they are knowledgeable. From people who like to say ‘I told you so’ to recognizing real geniuses, explore it all in this episode.

To err is human | Episode - 1
Think About ItFebruary 28, 2019
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To err is human | Episode - 1

No other statement describes human beings better than “To err is human”. The way we make decisions , the way we think in life is flawed in ways more than one. In the pilot episode, Diksha and Aditya find answers to questions like “Why are we more afraid of dying in a plane crash than of cancer?” and...