Episode 02: Why leaders should argue more -- Hugo Mercier

Hugo Mercier is a researcher at the 'Cognitive Science Center' of Neuchâtel University. He is the co-author of the influential paper: Why do humans reason? Arguments for an argumentative theory.

Arguing gets a bad wrap these days, but in this conversation, Hugo explains why it’s one of the most powerful tools leaders have for making better decisions. He does this by revealing the true reasons why human beings began arguing to begin with. Listen to this episode and you’ll never look at arguing the same way again.