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Malcolm Gladwell

Malcolm Gladwell appears in the following:

Malcolm Gladwell on "David and Goliath"

Wednesday, October 02, 2013

Why do we value big and strong over small and agile? Malcolm Gladwell, staff writer at The New Yorker and author of the new book David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants talks with Brian Lehrer about the psychology, history and politics of lopsided conflicts. He also tells Brian about the "Gladwellian" lessons of his own story, and responds to critics who say he over-simplifies academic research, which he finds "inaccessible."

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Games

Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Winners, losers, underdogs -- what can games tell us about who we really are?

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Singled Out

Friday, October 15, 2010

Malcolm Gladwell complicates the tug of war between destiny and determination. On one hand, he doesn't think Gifted and Talented Education Programs can or should pick out high-achievers at age 8. But on the other hand, he says aspiring hockey players born after the first 3 months of the year ...

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Secrets of Success

Monday, July 26, 2010

Robert and Malcolm Gladwell duke it out over questions of luck, talent, passion, and success.

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What the Dog Saw and Other Adventures

Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Malcolm Gladwell discusses his latest book, What the Dog Saw and Other Adventures, which brings together the best of his writing from The New Yorker, investigations of often hidden extraordinary events, people, and ideas.

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Race

Monday, December 15, 2008

Radiolab asks what race is, and whether it's fixed or fluid, genes or culture?

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Malcolm Gladwell on the Secret of Success

Wednesday, November 19, 2008

Why do some people succeed, while others never reach their full potential? Malcolm Gladwell talks about how luck, skill, and hard work affect your chances at success. His new book is Outliers.

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Secrets of Success

Wednesday, November 19, 2008

Why do some people succeed, while others never seem to reach their full potential? Malcolm Gladwell talks about how luck, skill, and hard work affect your chances at success. Also: we look into the ongoing debate over who owns the past. Hear about a new theater piece that deals with ...

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Choice

Monday, November 17, 2008

We turn up the volume on the voices in our heads, and try to get to the bottom of what really steers our decisions.

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Does Intelligence Have a Color?

Tuesday, December 11, 2007

Malcolm Gladwell, a staff writer for The New Yorker, and Eric Turkheimer, a professor of psychology at the University of Virginia, dig deeper into the idea that there is a correlation between race and IQ.

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