⭐️ #7 Laurence Gonzales: The Incredible Neuroscience of Survival

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“All accidents are the same. You kind of have to put them together from pieces. They don’t just happen. You have to assemble them.” — Laurence Gonzales

In this episode of Outliers, I sit down with Laurence Gonzales — an award-winning author of numerous books about the psychology and neuroscience of survival — to discuss:

  • Why smart people make stupid decisions.
  • What causes accidents and why some people survive and others don’t.
  • How habitual behaviors under extreme stress are behind police shootings.
  • The neuroscience of unconscious processing.

Full show notes with selected links, quotes, and the big ideas in this episode:

https://www.danielscrivner.com/notes/laurence-gonzales-outliers-show-notes

The full transcript can also be found here:

https://www.danielscrivner.com/notes/laurence-gonzales-outliers-transcript

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