Books et al.Psychology

That's Incredible!

See allHide authors and affiliations

Science  02 Sep 2011:
Vol. 333, Issue 6047, pp. 1222-1223
DOI: 10.1126/science.1209161

You are currently viewing the summary.

View Full Text

Log in to view the full text

Log in through your institution

Log in through your institution

Summary

Seeing the brain as "a belief engine," Shermer discusses cognitive tools that lead us to "reinforce our beliefs as truths."