Deciding in a World of Endless Possibilities, Why the Beauty of 'Hamilton' is in the Words

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Daveed Diggs, Okieriete Onaodowan, Anthony Ramos, and Lin-Manuel Miranda in "Hamilton" on Broadway.

Tom Vanderbilt looks at the psychology, marketing and neuroscience behind our decision-making in a world of endless choice. Joshua Kendall tells us what the parenting styles of U.S. presidents reveal about their leadership styles. Jennifer Haigh's novel "Heat and Light" looks at the choices Bakerton, PA. residents face when they learn that their town is on top of the Marcellus Shale. Ben Zimmer talks about the enticing language of "Hamilton" the musical and how it's connecting with students.