Ep 144: Add More To Life With Subtraction

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Leidy Klotz, author of Subtract, shares his research on the science of taking things away, simplification, and subtraction to make more space for better ways of living. How to scale back tech use, clean up our calendars, and streamline family rules is coming up!

This episode will be released to the public on 06-27-2021.

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About Leidy Klotz

Leidy Klotz is the author of Subtract. As a professor at the University of Virginia, Leidy has authored more than 80 original research articles and secured more than $10 million dollars in competitive funding to support his and others’ work in this area. Leidy has taught thousands of students, including 21 Ph.D. advisees, whose designing and teaching shapes the world. His research on the science of design has appeared in both Nature and Science, and he has written for The Washington Post, Fast Company, LitHub, The Globe and Mail, and The Behavioral Scientist. The range of implications of Leidy’s research have been highlighted in outlets including The Wall Street Journal, Grist, The Boston Globe, and national newspapers on five continents.

Before becoming a professor, Leidy designed schools in New Jersey and before that he played professional soccer. He currently resides in Virginia with his wife and Lego-building son.

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