358: Social Engineering

358: Social Engineering

Jun 27, 2008
Governments are always looking for ways to change behavior—stopping people from driving drunk, or encouraging them to recycle. This week, we have stories of social engineering on a smaller scale.
In one story, a man convinces his friend to try something new, turn his back on a good paying salary and an apartment...and become homeless.
  • When Amy Silverman's daughter was born with Down syndrome, she followed the advice of all the parents she met: She signed her daughter up for "early intervention" therapy. But her daughter's progress had unexpected consequences, forcing Amy to make a choice she'd never predicted. (9 minutes) EducationHealth Care/MedicineMental HealthParenting

    Embed

    Copy and paste the HTML below to embed this story into your web page or blog.

    pixels

Photo

Daniel Canada and Gregory Deloatch at their favorite NYC hangout, Smith's Restaurant & Bar.

Embed

Copy and paste the HTML below to embed this episode into your web page or blog.

pixels