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Factually! with Adam Conover

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Factually! with Adam Conover
Factually! with Adam Conover

Factually! with Adam Conover

Earwolf & Adam Conover

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Comedian Adam Conover talks to exceptional experts, revealing shocking truths and thought-provoking new perspectives. It’s an investigative comedy podcast for curious people who never stop asking questions.

Latest Episodes

Why Incompetent People Don’t Know They Suck and Other Brain Biases with David Dunning

EExperimental social psychologist, former Cornell University professor and current professor of psychology at theUniversity of Michigan, David Dunning, joins Adam this week to discuss our brain's incredible power to be unaware of being wrong, the Dunning-Kruger Effect, and why the first rule of"Dunning-Kruger Club" is you don't know you're in the "Dunning-Kruger Club"! This episode is brought to you by Dashlane (www.dashlane.com/factually), Bombas (www.bombas.com/factually), and No Such Thing as a Fish Podcast.

64 MIN2 d ago
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Why Incompetent People Don’t Know They Suck and Other Brain Biases with David Dunning

When Modern Medicine is Wrong, Evidence-Based Care, and Trusting Our Doctors with Dr. Vinay Prasad

EHematologist-oncologist, author and evidence-based medicine expert Vinay Prasad MD MPH, joins Adam this week to talk about medical reversals, the addiction of helping someone while making money, decision-making with suboptimal evidence, what questions to ask your doctor, and much more. This episode is brought to you by Acuity (www.acuityscheduling.com/factually).

60 MIN1 w ago
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When Modern Medicine is Wrong, Evidence-Based Care, and Trusting Our Doctors with Dr. Vinay Prasad

Our Three Crises: Affordable Housing, Minimum Wage and Homelessness withDr.Sam Tsemberis

EFounder and executive director of Pathways to Housing, a Housing First program,Dr.Sam Tsemberis joins Adam this week to discuss the misconceptions about how to address the homelessness crisis, the economics of homelesness and why there are people on the street when we know how to fix it. This episode is brought to you by Kiwi Co.

76 MIN2 w ago
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Our Three Crises: Affordable Housing, Minimum Wage and Homelessness withDr.Sam Tsemberis

The Search for New Planets, Sun Blobs andHotJupitersw/ Sara Seager

EAstrophysicist and planetary scientist at MIT, Prof. Sara Seager, joins Adam on earth this week to discuss the process of finding and looking for Earth cousins, the chance of discovering life on other planets, liquid lava lakes, "Star Shade" and so much more! This episode is brought to you by Acuity (www.acuityscheduling.com/factually).

59 MIN3 w ago
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The Search for New Planets, Sun Blobs andHotJupitersw/ Sara Seager

The Science of Addiction, How Brains React to Substance Abuse and Crossword Puzzles on Adderall with JudithGrisel

ERenowned behavioral neuroscientist,recovering addictand author of the NY Times BestsellerNever Enough,JudithGriseljoins Adam to discussher early battle with addiction, the neuroscience on how the brain adapts negatively to substance abuse, ending up in treatment by mistake and how life can be wonderful after recovery. This episode is brought to you by Kiwi Co (www.kiwico.com/FACTUALLY), Bombas (www.bombas.com/FACTUALLY), and Invitae (www.invitae.com).

72 MINSEP 19
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The Science of Addiction, How Brains React to Substance Abuse and Crossword Puzzles on Adderall with JudithGrisel

The Intelligence Trap, Moral Algebra andDisrationaliawith David Robson

EScience journalist andauthor of the bookThe Intelligence Trap – Why Smart People Make Stupid Mistakes,David Robson joins Adam this week to discuss how being intelligent can actually amplify your errors, the definition ofdisrationalia, how to stay intellectually humble, and more! This episode is brought to you by Super Size Me 2, Invitae (www.invitae.com), Acuity (www.acuityscheduling.com/factually), and Dashlane (www.dashlane.com/factually).

66 MINSEP 11
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The Intelligence Trap, Moral Algebra andDisrationaliawith David Robson

The Origin of Car Culture, “Horse Busses” and Sexy Bicycles! with Dan Albert

EHistorian and author of the book "Are We There Yet?:The American Automobile Past, Present, and Driverless", Dan Albert joins Adam this week to talk about what led to the universal car, the 1890's bike craze, selling more than just a mode of transportation, and more! This episode is brought to you by Kiwi Co (www.kiwico.com/FACTUALLY).

70 MINSEP 4
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The Origin of Car Culture, “Horse Busses” and Sexy Bicycles! with Dan Albert

Get Rich Nick Trailer

ENick Turner and Nick Vatterott clumsily try every get-rich-quick scheme under the sun in an attempt to profit while teaching listeners the ins and outs of each money-making endeavor. With a new scheme every week and interviews with friends/specialists, we will see if the Nicks can get rich beyond their mildest dreams.

4 MINAUG 31
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Get Rich Nick Trailer

Growing Up a Refugee, Foreign Aid, and the Price of Freedom with Sophal Ear

EPolitical scientist, Occidental College professor and former Cambodian refugee, Sophal Ear, joins Adam this week to discuss his journey escaping Cambodia with his family, the price people are willing to pay to find freedom, the immigration system after WWII, and what it means when you turn people away. This episode is brought to you by Beach Too Sandy, Water Too Wet Podcast, The Great Courses Plus (www.thegreatcoursesplus.com/FACTUALLY), and Bombas (www.bombas.com/FACTUALLY).

96 MINAUG 28
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Growing Up a Refugee, Foreign Aid, and the Price of Freedom with Sophal Ear

How To Do Nothing with Jenny Odell

EArtist, writer and author of the book "How To Do Nothing: Resisting the Attention Economy" Jenny Odell, joins Adam this week to discuss different types of attention, art and contemplation being challenged, how doing nothing is doing something, and the mysterious bowerbird! This episode is brought to you by Blinkist (www.blinkist.com/FACTUALLY), The Great Courses Plus (www.thegreatcoursesplus.com/FACTUALLY), Hawthorne (www.hawthorne.co code: FACTUALLY), and Kiwi Co (www.kiwico.com/FACTUALLY).

87 MINAUG 21
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How To Do Nothing with Jenny Odell

Latest Episodes

Why Incompetent People Don’t Know They Suck and Other Brain Biases with David Dunning

EExperimental social psychologist, former Cornell University professor and current professor of psychology at theUniversity of Michigan, David Dunning, joins Adam this week to discuss our brain's incredible power to be unaware of being wrong, the Dunning-Kruger Effect, and why the first rule of"Dunning-Kruger Club" is you don't know you're in the "Dunning-Kruger Club"! This episode is brought to you by Dashlane (www.dashlane.com/factually), Bombas (www.bombas.com/factually), and No Such Thing as a Fish Podcast.

64 MIN2 d ago
Comments
Why Incompetent People Don’t Know They Suck and Other Brain Biases with David Dunning

When Modern Medicine is Wrong, Evidence-Based Care, and Trusting Our Doctors with Dr. Vinay Prasad

EHematologist-oncologist, author and evidence-based medicine expert Vinay Prasad MD MPH, joins Adam this week to talk about medical reversals, the addiction of helping someone while making money, decision-making with suboptimal evidence, what questions to ask your doctor, and much more. This episode is brought to you by Acuity (www.acuityscheduling.com/factually).

60 MIN1 w ago
Comments
When Modern Medicine is Wrong, Evidence-Based Care, and Trusting Our Doctors with Dr. Vinay Prasad

Our Three Crises: Affordable Housing, Minimum Wage and Homelessness withDr.Sam Tsemberis

EFounder and executive director of Pathways to Housing, a Housing First program,Dr.Sam Tsemberis joins Adam this week to discuss the misconceptions about how to address the homelessness crisis, the economics of homelesness and why there are people on the street when we know how to fix it. This episode is brought to you by Kiwi Co.

76 MIN2 w ago
Comments
Our Three Crises: Affordable Housing, Minimum Wage and Homelessness withDr.Sam Tsemberis

The Search for New Planets, Sun Blobs andHotJupitersw/ Sara Seager

EAstrophysicist and planetary scientist at MIT, Prof. Sara Seager, joins Adam on earth this week to discuss the process of finding and looking for Earth cousins, the chance of discovering life on other planets, liquid lava lakes, "Star Shade" and so much more! This episode is brought to you by Acuity (www.acuityscheduling.com/factually).

59 MIN3 w ago
Comments
The Search for New Planets, Sun Blobs andHotJupitersw/ Sara Seager

The Science of Addiction, How Brains React to Substance Abuse and Crossword Puzzles on Adderall with JudithGrisel

ERenowned behavioral neuroscientist,recovering addictand author of the NY Times BestsellerNever Enough,JudithGriseljoins Adam to discussher early battle with addiction, the neuroscience on how the brain adapts negatively to substance abuse, ending up in treatment by mistake and how life can be wonderful after recovery. This episode is brought to you by Kiwi Co (www.kiwico.com/FACTUALLY), Bombas (www.bombas.com/FACTUALLY), and Invitae (www.invitae.com).

72 MINSEP 19
Comments
The Science of Addiction, How Brains React to Substance Abuse and Crossword Puzzles on Adderall with JudithGrisel

The Intelligence Trap, Moral Algebra andDisrationaliawith David Robson

EScience journalist andauthor of the bookThe Intelligence Trap – Why Smart People Make Stupid Mistakes,David Robson joins Adam this week to discuss how being intelligent can actually amplify your errors, the definition ofdisrationalia, how to stay intellectually humble, and more! This episode is brought to you by Super Size Me 2, Invitae (www.invitae.com), Acuity (www.acuityscheduling.com/factually), and Dashlane (www.dashlane.com/factually).

66 MINSEP 11
Comments
The Intelligence Trap, Moral Algebra andDisrationaliawith David Robson

The Origin of Car Culture, “Horse Busses” and Sexy Bicycles! with Dan Albert

EHistorian and author of the book "Are We There Yet?:The American Automobile Past, Present, and Driverless", Dan Albert joins Adam this week to talk about what led to the universal car, the 1890's bike craze, selling more than just a mode of transportation, and more! This episode is brought to you by Kiwi Co (www.kiwico.com/FACTUALLY).

70 MINSEP 4
Comments
The Origin of Car Culture, “Horse Busses” and Sexy Bicycles! with Dan Albert

Get Rich Nick Trailer

ENick Turner and Nick Vatterott clumsily try every get-rich-quick scheme under the sun in an attempt to profit while teaching listeners the ins and outs of each money-making endeavor. With a new scheme every week and interviews with friends/specialists, we will see if the Nicks can get rich beyond their mildest dreams.

4 MINAUG 31
Comments
Get Rich Nick Trailer

Growing Up a Refugee, Foreign Aid, and the Price of Freedom with Sophal Ear

EPolitical scientist, Occidental College professor and former Cambodian refugee, Sophal Ear, joins Adam this week to discuss his journey escaping Cambodia with his family, the price people are willing to pay to find freedom, the immigration system after WWII, and what it means when you turn people away. This episode is brought to you by Beach Too Sandy, Water Too Wet Podcast, The Great Courses Plus (www.thegreatcoursesplus.com/FACTUALLY), and Bombas (www.bombas.com/FACTUALLY).

96 MINAUG 28
Comments
Growing Up a Refugee, Foreign Aid, and the Price of Freedom with Sophal Ear

How To Do Nothing with Jenny Odell

EArtist, writer and author of the book "How To Do Nothing: Resisting the Attention Economy" Jenny Odell, joins Adam this week to discuss different types of attention, art and contemplation being challenged, how doing nothing is doing something, and the mysterious bowerbird! This episode is brought to you by Blinkist (www.blinkist.com/FACTUALLY), The Great Courses Plus (www.thegreatcoursesplus.com/FACTUALLY), Hawthorne (www.hawthorne.co code: FACTUALLY), and Kiwi Co (www.kiwico.com/FACTUALLY).

87 MINAUG 21
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How To Do Nothing with Jenny Odell

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