The Believing Brain

Book Review: The Believing Brain by Michael Shermer

Dave Kinnear1-On Leadership, Book Reviews

We cannot separate human behavior from human biology. That much seems clear even to the lay person. Michael Shermer manages to shed even more light on that view of how things come to be accepted by individuals as “truth.” The brain, as Shermer demonstrates, “is a belief engine. From sensory data flowing in through the senses the brain naturally begins …