#401 - Rory Sutherland - The Psychology Of Transport, Google Maps & Bear Attacks


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Rory Sutherland is the Vice Chairman of Ogilvy Advertising and an author.

Transportation is getting quicker. As we reach close to terminal velocity for getting from A to B, behavioural scientists should be looking at how journeys can be made more enjoyable, not quicker. Yet Google Maps and public transport never takes this into account.

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