The Believing Brain: From Spiritual Faiths to Political Convictions ? How We Construct Beliefs and Reinforce Them as Truths.

The Believing Brain: From Spiritual Faiths to Political Convictions ? How We Construct Beliefs and Reinforce Them as Truths.

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Synthesizing thirty years of research, psychologist and science historian, Michael Shermer upends the traditional thinking about how humans form beliefs about the world. Simply put, beliefs come first and explanations for beliefs follow. The brain, Shermer argues, is a belief engine. Using sensory data that flow in through the senses, the brain naturally looks for and finds patterns - and then infuses those patterns with meaning, forming beliefs. Once beliefs are… (more)

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Publisher: Robinson (June 07, 2012)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 300 pages

File size: 2.2 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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