Human Nature Is To Underprepare For Disaster, Healthy And Delicious Baking

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Even though we know that disasters happen all the time, humans as a whole tend to ignore or minimize the possibility. We find out why. And for Food Friday, we find out how we can make delicious home-baked goodies with healthier ingredients.

Featured in this Show

  • Why We Underprepare For Disasters, And What We Can Do About It

    Time and time again, we fail to adequately prepare for disasters. Even though our ability to foresee and protect ourselves from catastrophes has never been greater, there’s still a tendency out there to ignore the warnings…which, in the worst case scenarios, can lead to loss of life, as well as millions or billions of dollars in damage. Why? An expert on risk and decision making looks at what’s happening in our brains that prevents us from making the best preparation decisions, and what we can do about it.

  • Food Friday: Wholesome Baking With Healthier Ingredients

    Desserts are so good but can be oh-so bad for you. We speak with food writer Genevieve Ko about how to swap out unhealthy ingredients with more wholesome ingredients.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Veronica Rueckert Host
  • Chris Malina Producer
  • J. Carlisle Larsen Producer
  • Howard Kunreuther Guest
  • Genevieve Ko Guest

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