Shermer's latest book is The Believing Brain: From Ghosts and Gods to Politics and Conspiracies — How We Construct Beliefs and Reinforce Them as Truths.

Michael Shermer

Michael Shermer is the founding publisher of Skeptic magazine, a columnist for Scientific American and a professor at Claremont Graduate University. Shermer’s latest book is The Believing Brain. He received his B.A. in psychology from Pepperdine University, M.A. in experimental psychology from California State University, Fullerton, and his Ph.D. in the history of science from Claremont Graduate University.

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