Edit this Published in Freakonomics Radio The Things They Taught Me Listen 23 min Queue Download this audio Want to embed this player? Use the code below. More info. <iframe frameborder="0" scrolling="no" height="130" width="100%" src="https://www.wnyc.org/widgets/ondemand_player/wnyc/#file=/audio/json/255316/&share=1"></iframe> Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Email a Friend College, at its best, is about learning to think. Stephen Dubner chats up three of his former professors who made the magic happen.