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FROM EVOLUTION TO CLIMATE CHANGE TO THE HOLOCAUST, THERE ARE THOSE WHO DENY CLAIMS DESPITE OVERWHELMING EVIDENCE. WHAT DRIVES THESE PEOPLE? MICHAEL SHERMER’S NEW BOOK THE BELIEVING BRAIN DESCRIBESTHEMENTAL MECHANISMS THAT ARE AT WORK HERE AND PAINTS A PICTURE OF OUR ALARMINGLY PRIMITIVE REASONING CAPACITY.

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United Academics Magazine Nov. 2011