Championing Trivial Pursuits

published 4 months ago

Three former Jeopardy! champions discuss the origins and popularity of trivia, how it's adapting to current events, what trivia competitions can teach about learning and memory, and the art of writing trivia questions. Guests are: Monica Thieu, PhD student in experimental psychology at Columbia University, and 2012 Jeopardy! college champion; Austin Rogers, author, podcast host, and 12-time Jeopardy! champion; Jason Sterlacci, content strategist for Sporcle.com and 2016 Jeopardy! teacher tournament champion.

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