Curiosity Daily Podcast: Why You Think You’re Too Smart for Ads, Studying Violinists to Understand Human Synchrony, and Relieving Pain by Holding Hands

Learn about how a phenomenon called the third-person effect makes us think we’re too smart for advertising to work on us, why scientists used violinists to study how humans sync in a complex network, and why you can relieve pain by holding hands!

September 17, 2020

Episode Show Notes:

The Third-Person Effect Is Why We All Think We’re Too Smart for Ad Campaigns by Anna Todd

Scientists used violinists to study how humans sync in a complex network by Grant Currin

  • Elad Shniderman. (2020, August 25). Sync Variations. Vimeo. https://vimeo.com/394199689
  • What violin synchronization can teach us about better networking in complex times. (2020). EurekAlert! https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-08/sbu-wvs081120.php
  • Shahal, S., Wurzberg, A., Sibony, I., Duadi, H., Shniderman, E., Weymouth, D., Davidson, N., & Fridman, M. (2020). Synchronization of complex human networks. Nature Communications, 11(1). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-020-17540-7
  • Researchers Study Violinists To Learn How Humans Act in Synchrony. (2020, August 11). Inside Science. https://www.insidescience.org/news/researchers-study-violinists-learn-how-humans-act-synchrony

For an All-Natural Painkiller, Try Holding Your Partner’s Hand by Mae Rice

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