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Author McRae, Mike, 1977-

Title Tribal science : brains, beliefs, and bad ideas / Mike McRae.

Imprint Amherst, N.Y. : Prometheus Books, 2012.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  303.48309 M244t 2012    ---  Available
Description 250 p. ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 229-237) and index.
Contents The storytelling monkey : why do we see faces in clouds? -- The creative serpent : where did science come from? -- The pitiful monster : why do doctors wear white coats? -- The logical alien : why are we so unreasonable? -- The clever horse : what is this thing called "evidence"? -- The science graveyard : why do we hold onto bad ideas? -- The tangled web : who is in control of what we know? -- The progressive human : what will intelligence mean in the future?
Subject Science -- Social aspects -- History.
Human behavior.
Social psychology.
ISBN 9781616145835 (pbk. : acid-free paper)
1616145838 (pbk. : acid-free paper)

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