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A podcast from Cara Santa Maria

Talk Nerdy with Cara Santa Maria

carasantamaria.com/podcast

300 Episodes • Released Weekly

300 Episodes • Released Weekly

A podcast from Cara Santa Maria

Talk Nerdy with Cara Santa Maria

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300 Episodes • Released Weekly

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Description

Cara Santa Maria is a science communicator, television host, producer, and journalist. She is excited to present "Talk Nerdy," a place for conversations with interesting people about interesting topics.

Latest Episode

24 Aug 2020 • 1 hour 8 mins

Episode 322 - Maria Konnikova

In this episode of Talk Nerdy, Cara is joined by science writer and psychologist Dr. Maria Konnikova to talk about her newest book, "The Biggest Bluff: How I learned to Pay Attention, Master Myself, and Win." They discuss her journalistic interest in game theory which ultimately led her to learn to Texas Hold 'Em, resulting in an incredible transformation to a professional poker player with over a quarter of a million dollars in winnings. Follow Maria: @mkonnikova.