Todd McElroy on Laziness & Intelligence

Premiere DateSep 11, 2017
Categories Culture Politics Talk
00:00 Intro
00:51 Todd McElroy
01:16 Motivations/Methods of Study
03:22 Need-For-Cognition
04:42 Are Lazy People Geniuses?
06:20 Laziness-to-Intelligence Ratio
08:01 Further Research
09:04 Importance of Relationship Between Physical Activity & Thinking
10:55 Outro
11:25 The Static God Oh Sees
15:46 Finish

Todd McElroy joins the show to discuss his study exploring the correlation between thinking and physical activity.

Todd McElroy is an Associate Professor of Psychology at Florida Gulf Coast University. Click here to read more about his study “The physical sacrifice of thinking: Investigating the relationship between thinking and physical activity in everyday life.”

Joe Virgillito is a staff writer and host of the Daily Beat podcast on BTRtoday. He is a graduate of Quinnipiac University with a degree in journalism. In his spare time, he enjoys reading and wandering around…

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