Superstition and Religion

Here’s  a short talk by Michael Shermer, the founder of Skeptics Magazine, talking about how humans and animals are primed for overactive pattern and agent detection which could potentially explane our natural tendency to believe in the supernatural and such.

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28 year old originally from Barrie, Ontario, Canada. H.B.Sc. from UofT with a major in chemistry and a double minor in philosophy and math. M.Sc. from UofT in physiology and neuroscience. Finished my Ph.D. in biomedical engineering at McMaster in the fall of 2013.
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