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Radio Lab: Choice

01/09/10 4:00PM

 

Having an abundance of choices is the hallmark of freedom, but does it make us happy? We scan rows upon rows upon rows of brilliantly colored, sensuously textured fruits in an upscale market. We jostle through the sensory overload of an Atlantic City casino and then escape into the quiet mind of a perfectly rational man. In this episode of Radio Lab, hosts Jad Abumrad and Robert Krulwich seek to understand how emotion and logic interact to guide us through a million decisions a day.

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