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THE BELIEVING BRAIN by Michael Shermer | Kirkus Book ReviewsRead the Kirkus Review of THE BELIEVING BRAIN From Ghosts and Gods to Politics and Conspiracies--How We Construct Beliefs and Reinforce Them as Truths. <em>Skeptic<em> magazine founding publisher Shermer (<em>The Mind of the Market: Compassionate Apes, Competitive Humans, and Other Tales from Evolutionary Economics<em>, 2007, etc.) writes entertainingly about the scientific basis of belief.- Kirkus Reviews
MICHAEL SHERMER is the author of Why People Believe Weird Things, The Science of Good and Evil, and eight other books on the evolution of human beliefs and behavior. He is the founding publisher of Skeptic magazine, the editor of Skeptic.com, a monthly columnist for Scientific American, and an adjunct professor at Claremont Graduate University. He lives in Southern California.