It doesn’t pay to think

June 19, 2008 at 5:02 pm 1 comment


I read somewhere that John Elway and Jay Leno were philosophy majors. But what if you’re can’t throw a football or successfully tell a funny joke? Those deep- and critical thinking skills have to be pretty valuable to a potential employer… Right?

Salaries by major

Source: The NYT’s Freakonomics blog.

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Jason R. Atwood

I'm an avid trail runner and doctoral student at U.C. Berkeley who studies motivation and the relationship between the mind and body. This blog is a forum to share research, news, and musings about these topics of interest. More

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