Mind Over Matter

6 segments
The cornerstone of the Obama campaign was change. But transforming the country begins one mind at a time. Time Magazine’s Michael Grunwald talks about the White House’s use of behavioral science. And: most Americans believe in the supernatural. But why? Cognitive scientist Bruce Hood says that “super sense” is critical to rational development. Also: WNYC reporter Beth Fertig and Russell Shorto on New York's Dutch DNA.