For three decades, Laurence Gonzales has studied what happens when ordinary people survive in extraordinary circumstances like plane crashes and shipwrecks. In his latest book, he trains his focus on less exotic, everyday circumstances. Gonzales joins Kojo to explain how evolutionary biology explains why smart people do stupid things, from the corporate boardroom to your daily commute.


  • Laurence Gonzales Author, "Everyday Survival: Why Smart People Do Stupid Things" (Norton)

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