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You Only THINK You're Solo When You Drive and Globalization

Updated: September 10, 2016

Driving your car is a solo activity. In truth, however, we're almost never truly alone when we drive…

… Because, we have to share the road with other drivers. Sometimes lots and lots of other drivers. Meaning, road travel is a collective activity with clearly observable patterns of collective behavior. Does this mean that some periods include patterns of safer driving? The evidence says, "Absolutely."

Hear the evidence for yourself -- plus all about the role social mood plays in "Globalization," as well as the current reappearance of America's oldest political controversy.

Show Notes:

From “We” to “They” -- How Deglobalization is Shifting Friends to Enemies | Drive Less, Live Longer

Pop Trends, Price Culture

Pop Trends, Price Culture is the podcast with strong opinions and strong language about the intersection of psychology and markets. You can download or listen online (it's free). Host Robert Folsom presents real people and real stories with as they meet in the crossroads of mood and markets.

Robert Folsom has covered politics, popular culture, economics and the financial markets for more than 25 years, via print, radio, video and digital content. Robert has served as a writer and editor with Elliott Wave International since 1992. From 2000 to 2007, his 5-day per week blog on built an investor readership of some 70,000, who read Robert's unique perspective on everything from media follies to mass psychology to under-reported facts about investing.