Robert Sapolsky

Robert Sapolsky, PhD

27 Interviews

Robert Sapolsky's Interviews

Brian Keating & Robert Sapolsky 18 Feb 2024 • EN

Why There’s No Such Thing as Free Will w/ Robert Sapolsky

Please join my mailing list here 👉 to win a meteorite 💥 Whether or not there is free will has tortured scientists from many fields since philosophers in ancient Greece started wondering about it. But for one scientist, there’s no question about it… Meet neuroendocrinology researcher, bes

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Daniel Dennett + Robert Sapolsky 24 Jan 2024 • EN

Daniel Dennett v. Robert Sapolsky - Do We Have Free Will?

Do human beings have free will? For Stanford neurobiologist Robert Sapolsky, science clearly demonstrates that free will is a powerful and dangerous illusion. Without free will, it makes no more sense to punish people for antisocial behaviour than it does to scold a car for breaking down. But for philosopher and cognit

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Welcome back to part two with renowned biologist Robert Sapolsky, who presents a compelling argument that free will is an illusion that is deeply rooted in our biology. His ground-breaking insights, as detailed in his book "Determined," challenge conventional wisdom and reshape our understanding of human behavior, asse

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I had a super compelling conversation with the legendary biologist Robert Sapolsky to challenge the concept of free will and pull together what can be done with these ideas when you feel lazy and lack purpose or direction. We dive into the unsettling reality that everything we perceive may just be a simulation, and how

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Dr. Robert Sapolsky has accomplished so much in his life and career, including winning the MacArthur “genius” grant and authoring several best-selling books. But as he puts it himself in his most recent book: “I’ve been very lucky in my life, something which I certainly did not earn.” This sentiment is consistent with

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Dax Shepard & Robert Sapolsky 19 Oct 2023 • EN

Robert Sapolsky (on human behavior and free will)

Dr. Robert Sapolsky (Behave, Determined) is a behavioral scientist and author. Robert joins the Armchair Expert to discuss why he was drawn to studying the social habits of baboons, how their behavior relates to human psychology, and what we learned from Phineas Gage. Robert and Dax talk about how conditioning helps pe

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