Many of us take it for granted that coping requires some degree of self-deception -- but that's just not true. Writer and podcaster Julia Galef shares some better strategies we can use to weather setbacks.Continue reading
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Julia Galef co-founded the Center for Applied Rationality, a nonprofit organization devoted to helping people improve their reasoning and decision-making, particularly with the aim of addressing global problems. Julia’s background is originally in statistics, and she did social science research at Columbia and Harvard Business Schools for several years before becoming a writer for venues such as Slate, Science, Scientific American and more. For the last six years, Julia has hosted the Rationally Speaking podcast.
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