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The Resource The believing brain : from ghosts and gods to politics and conspiracies-- how we construct beliefs and reinforce them as truths, Michael Shermer

The believing brain : from ghosts and gods to politics and conspiracies-- how we construct beliefs and reinforce them as truths, Michael Shermer

Label
The believing brain : from ghosts and gods to politics and conspiracies-- how we construct beliefs and reinforce them as truths
Title
The believing brain
Title remainder
from ghosts and gods to politics and conspiracies-- how we construct beliefs and reinforce them as truths
Statement of responsibility
Michael Shermer
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Shermer, Michael
Dewey number
153.4
Index
index present
LC call number
BF773
LC item number
.S54 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Belief and doubt
  • Knowledge, Theory of
  • Cognitive neuroscience
Label
The believing brain : from ghosts and gods to politics and conspiracies-- how we construct beliefs and reinforce them as truths, Michael Shermer
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Mr. D'Arpino's dilemma -- Dr. Collins's conversion -- A skeptic's journey -- Patternicity -- Agenticity -- The believing neuron -- Belief in the afterlife -- Belief in god -- Belief in aliens -- Belief in conspiracies -- Politics of belief -- Confirmations of belief -- Geographies of belief -- Cosmologies of belief -- Epilogue: the truth is out there
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xii, 385 p.
Isbn
9780805091250
Lccn
2010030706
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • DSS0205917
  • 673756
Label
The believing brain : from ghosts and gods to politics and conspiracies-- how we construct beliefs and reinforce them as truths, Michael Shermer
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Mr. D'Arpino's dilemma -- Dr. Collins's conversion -- A skeptic's journey -- Patternicity -- Agenticity -- The believing neuron -- Belief in the afterlife -- Belief in god -- Belief in aliens -- Belief in conspiracies -- Politics of belief -- Confirmations of belief -- Geographies of belief -- Cosmologies of belief -- Epilogue: the truth is out there
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xii, 385 p.
Isbn
9780805091250
Lccn
2010030706
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • DSS0205917
  • 673756

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