Should presidents be our lone nuclear decision makers?

The president alone has the authority to launch a nuclear weapon, and now psychologists want to study what factors into that high-stakes thinking. Science writer Sarah Scoles joins host Krys Boyd to discuss the real history of close-calls with nuclear disaster and how they are important to understanding what makes for rational – and irrational – decision making. Her article published in The New York Times is “Nuclear War Could End the World, but What if It’s All in Our Heads?