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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
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
1285739
Dimensions
  • xii, 385 p.
  • 25 cm.
Isbn
9780805091250
Lccn
2010030706
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1285739
  • (OCoLC)650019996
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
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
1285739
Dimensions
  • xii, 385 p.
  • 25 cm.
Isbn
9780805091250
Lccn
2010030706
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1285739
  • (OCoLC)650019996

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