Michael Shermer:
Michael Shermer: O padrão por trás da auto-decepção

TED2010 · 19:01 · Filmed Feb 2010
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Michael Shermer afirma que a tendência humana de acreditar em coisas estranhas — desde abduções alienígenas a zahoris — deriva de duas funções cerebrais rígidas de sobrevivência. Ele explica quais são elas, e como elas nos deixam em apuros.

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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