Episode from the podcastRevisionist History

The Big Man Can't Shoot

Released Thursday, 30th June 2016
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Wilt Chamberlain’s brilliant career was marred by one, deeply inexplicable decision: He chose a shooting technique that made him one of the worst foul shooters in basketball—even though he had tried a better alternative. Why do smart people do dumb things?
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Revisionist History is the first podcast I ever listened to, and what got me hooked on the world of podcasts. There are so many great episodes, but this is one of my favorites because it digs into a puzzling and fascinating conundrum about human behavior: why do smart people do dumb things, and why do some innovations that are clearly superior still fail? You'll learn a lot about human nature from this episode.
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Length
39m 11s
Explicit
No
Season
1
Episode
3
Episode Type
Full

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