From New Scientist (free registration required), comes a big look at why your brain misleads you so often: The grand delusion: Why nothing is as it seems.
Your senses are your windows on the world, and you probably think they do a fair job at capturing an accurate depiction of reality. Don’t kid yourself Read more
Do you see the world through a veil of prejudice and self-serving hypocrisies? Or is it just other people who do that? Read more
One of the most important components of your self-identity – your autobiographical memory – is little more than an illusion Read more
Most drivers think they’re better than average. Most people think they’re less likely to have an inflated self-opinion than average. See the problem? Read more
The more we learn about the brain, the less plausible it becomes that we have free will Read more