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The believing brain

from ghosts, gods, and aliens to conspiracies, economics, & politics : how the brain constructs beliefs & reinforces them as truths

by Michael Shermer

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Published by Times Books in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementby Michael Shermer
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBF773 .S54 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24423965M
ISBN 109780805091250
LC Control Number2010030706
OCLC/WorldCa650019996

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In this work synthesizing thirty years of research, psychologist, historian of science, and the world's best-known skeptic Michael Shermer upends the traditional thinking about how humans form/5(). The Believing Brain is bestselling author Michael Shermer's comprehensive and provocative theory on how beliefs are born, formed, reinforced, challenged, changed, and extinguished.

In this work synthesizing thirty years of research, psychologist, historian of science, and the world's best-known skeptic Michael Shermer upends the traditional thinking about how humans form beliefs about the world/5().

The human brain is something to behold, and Shermer heips us understand how it works in a tone that is humble and revealing. If people read this book, they will better understand why we have so many diverse opinions about the supernatural, religion, and politics.

Another book that tackles the same subject is "The Righteous Mind" by Haidt/5(17). The Believing Brain: Shermer did not disappoint. I have read other books on the brain vs. mind, Consciousness separate from our physical selves, etc.

This book fits right on my e-shelf next to those others. Put me on the skeptical side of those topics, but know it's been a /5().

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News, author. The author says that 70% of American still don’t understand the scientific process while 75% believes in heaven and 72% in angels (and only 45% believed in Darwin’s theory of evolution). [bctt tweet=”Anecdotal evidence comes natural.

Science 5/5. 图书The Believing Brain 介绍、书评、论坛及推荐. Michael Shermer is the author of The Believing Brain, Why People Believe Weird Things, The Science of Good and Evil, The Mind Of The Market, Why Darwin Matters, Science Friction, How We Believe and other books on. This book, “The Believing Brain,” got my attention much the way the before mentioned book did.

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“The Believing Brain is a fascinating account of the origins of all manner of beliefs, replete with cutting edge evidence from the best scientific research, packed with nuggets of truths and then for good measure, studded with real world examples to deliver to the reader, a very personable, engaging and ultimately, convincing set of /5().

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Shermer’s exploration of cognitive biases alone will make even the most rational readers recognise the flaws in their thinking and more closely evaluate their beliefs.