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Supersense : from superstition to religion - the brain science of belief

Author: Bruce M Hood
Publisher: London : Constable, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Humans are born with brains designed to make sense of the world and that need for an explanation can lead to beliefs that go beyond reason. This book weaves an account of our 'supersense' that navigates a path through brain science, child development, popular culture, mental illness and the paranormal.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bruce M Hood
ISBN: 9781849010306 1849010307
OCLC Number: 312626758
Description: 324 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Bruce Hood.

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A fascinating and engaging examination of why we believe in the supernatural.  Read more...

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A fascinating and readable book, and one of the best books on the subject of why everyone sometimes believes weird things. * Fortean Times * A fun and thought-provoking read ... you will find Read more...

 
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