• by Bruce M. Hood
  • Narrated by Kerin McCue
  • 11 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Director of the Bristol Cognitive Development Centre at the University of Bristol, Bruce M. Hood has been a research fellow at Cambridge, a visiting scientist at MIT, and a professor at Harvard. SuperSense is a fascinating exploration of the forces that shape people’s beliefs in the irrational - and also a compelling look at how these beliefs bind humans together in society.


What the Critics Say

Supersense is a terrifically fun read. But it is much more: though we may forever believe in ghosts, goblins and the beneficent deities, with a dose of skeptical scientific realism, a la Hood, there is hope that sanity will prevail. (Marc Hauser, Harvard College Professor, author of Moral Minds)
"Hood's treatise provides a much-needed counterbalance to hardcore skeptics by arguing that supersense, while not exactly grounded in rationality, ultimately gives our lives meaning." (Booklist)
"...a fun and illuminating book." (Newsweek)


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Book Details

  • Release Date: 02-21-2012
  • Publisher: Recorded Books