YANSS Podcast 033 – The psychology of forming, keeping, and sometimes changing our beliefs

Saturday, October 11th, 2014

Yet another great YANSS Podcast.

You Are Not So Smart

The Topic: Belief

The Guests: Will Storr, Margaret Maitland, and Jim Alcock

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Put your right hand on your head. Unless you are near a mirror, you can no longer see your hand, but you know where it is, right? You know what position it is in. You know how far away it is from most of the other things around you. I’m using the word “know,” but that’s just for convenience, because you don’t actually know those things. That is, you can’t be 100 percent certain your hand is on your head. You assume it is, and that’s as good as it…

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