The Knowledge Illusion

Author: Steven Sloman
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 039918435X
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"Two cognitive scientists explain how the human brain relies on the communal nature of intelligence and knowledge, constantly gathering information and expertise stored outside our mind and bodies, to overcome its shortcomings of being ...

The Knowledge Illusion

Author: Steven Sloman
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
ISBN: 1509811052
Size: 33.78 MB
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How can any of this be possible with a mind that is so imperfect? This is one of the key challenges confronted in this book. The Knowledge Illusion ties together established scientific facts whilst also considering what the mind is for.

The Knowledge Illusion

Author: Steven Sloman
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0399184341
Size: 38.19 MB
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But our collaborative minds also enable us to do amazing things. The Knowledge Illusion contends that true genius can be found in the ways we create intelligence using the community around us.

The Memory Illusion

Author: Julia Shaw
Publisher: Doubleday Canada
ISBN: 0385685300
Size: 10.52 MB
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In The Memory Illusion, forensic psychologist and memory expert Dr. Julia Shaw uses the latest research to show the astonishing variety of ways in which our brains can indeed be led astray.

The Enigma Of Reason

Author: Hugo Mercier
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 0674368304
Size: 59.52 MB
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If reason is so useful and reliable, why didn’t it evolve in other animals and why do humans produce so much thoroughly reasoned nonsense? Hugo Mercier and Dan Sperber argue that reason is not geared to solitary use.

The Grand Illusion

Author: Brendan D. Murphy
Publisher: Balboa Press
ISBN: 1452507112
Size: 55.77 MB
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The Grand Illusion (TGI) synthesizes the paranormal with today's hard science, seeking to initiate a dramatic reempowering of humanity.

Denying To The Grave

Author: Sara E. Gorman
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199396604
Size: 48.76 MB
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This book points the way to a new and important understanding of how science should be conveyed to the public in order to save lives with existing knowledge and technology.

The Denial Of Death

Author: Ernest Becker
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 141659034X
Size: 63.83 MB
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Winner of the Pulitzer prize in 1974 and the culmination of a life's work, The Denial of Death is Ernest Becker's brilliant and impassioned answer to the "why" of human existence.

Dance With Chance

Author: Spyros G. Makridakis
Publisher: Oneworld Publications
ISBN: 1851687645
Size: 13.89 MB
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It’s a self-delusion that can have serious consequences for our personal finances, careers, happiness, and health. Dance With Chance explains how we all fall foul of this "Illusion of Control".