Personalty and identity changes, Electric battery progress

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A child stares at a museum exhibit with colorful paintings in the background
A child in November takes in features of the “Wonderground” exhibit at the Madison Children’s Museum, which finished an expansion of the exhibit in fall 2022. Photo courtesy of the Madison Children’s Museum

A writer shares their research on how our personalities are established and how our identities change over time. Then, a journalist helps us learn more about how the electric battery industry has evolved in recent years.

Featured in this Show

  • How our personalities and identities change over time

    Our guest shares some of his research and thinking about identity and personality — and whether they are set from childhood, or if who we are changes over time.

  • The evolution of electric batteries

    Electric battery production, cost, and safety have been in the news recently. We talk with the editor of The Electric newsletter about the rapid growth of the electric battery industry, and some of its latest growing pains.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Tyler Ditter Technical Director
  • Tim Peterson Producer
  • Lee Rayburn Producer
  • Joshua Rothman Guest
  • Steve LeVine Guest