Big Picture Science – Skeptic Check, Beast Of: Superstition
by Gary Niederhoff on October 3, 2011
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Part 4 of Skeptic Check, Beast Of, featuring Bruce Hood, cognitive scientist at the University of Bristol in the U.K. and author of The Science of Superstition: How the Developing Brain Creates Supernatural Beliefs.
If scientists ever succeed in making contact with extraterrestrial beings, who gets to steer the conversation? Indeed, how do we even have a conversation? Despite what Gene Roddenberry told you... (read more)