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Michael Shermer: O padrão por trás da auto-ilusão

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Michael Shermer diz que a tendência humana para acreditar em coisas estranhas - desde raptos alienígenas a varinhas rabdomânticas - se resume a duas das caraterístias mais básicas e intrincadas do cérebro, para que a sobrevivência seja possível. Ele explica quais são, e como elas nos põem em apuros.

Skeptic
Michael Shermer debunks myths, superstitions and urban legends — and explains why we believe them. Along with publishing Skeptic Magazine, he's author of Why People Believe Weird Things and The Mind of the Market. Full bio
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