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Leidy Klotz, Author of Subtract, on Our Bias to Add, the Value of Subtracting, and How to Do It More
Episode 315th June 2021 • Think FASTT • BenchSci
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In the third episode of the Think FASTT podcast, we dig deep into a topic important to our values of focus and advancement: subtraction.

Leidy Klotz, author of Subtract: The Untapped Science of Less, talks about:

  • Subtractive problem solving, including concrete examples
  • The human bias to add and overlook opportunities to subtract
  • How frequent and widespread the bias is, including across cultures
  • Some possible origins for our additive tendencies
  • Ways to increase your use of subtraction

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