All Videos Tagged M. (Atheist Nexus) - Atheist Nexus 2014-07-13T07:45:23Z http://www.atheistnexus.org/video/video/listTagged?tag=M.&rss=yes&xn_auth=no Bruce M. Hood - Why We Believe in the Unbelievable | For Good Reason tag:www.atheistnexus.org,2012-01-11:2182797:Video:1819005 2012-01-11T18:36:59.110Z Donegal http://www.atheistnexus.org/profile/Donegal <a href="http://www.atheistnexus.org/video/bruce-m-hood-why-we-believe-in-the-unbelievable-for-good-reason"><br /> <img alt="Thumbnail" height="180" src="http://api.ning.com:80/files/hJaLaK714j7ocJWEYf2Ix-UtnO2b2Kf4wB06NUHbjaSyuHMlC-31EoQ-hqieAgJi9QNMuRdOodFp0iicfE8udE0PdcmfLUqs/781223939.jpeg?width=240&amp;height=180" width="240"></img><br /> </a> <br></br>Bruce M. Hood discusses why so many people believe in the supernatural despite the lack of evidence, explaining that it may have something to do with how our brains are wired. He draws a distinction between religious supernatural beliefs, which are culturally determined, and more universal secular supernatural beliefs such as mind-body dualism and… <a href="http://www.atheistnexus.org/video/bruce-m-hood-why-we-believe-in-the-unbelievable-for-good-reason"><br /> <img src="http://api.ning.com:80/files/hJaLaK714j7ocJWEYf2Ix-UtnO2b2Kf4wB06NUHbjaSyuHMlC-31EoQ-hqieAgJi9QNMuRdOodFp0iicfE8udE0PdcmfLUqs/781223939.jpeg?width=240&amp;height=180" width="240" height="180" alt="Thumbnail" /><br /> </a><br />Bruce M. Hood discusses why so many people believe in the supernatural despite the lack of evidence, explaining that it may have something to do with how our brains are wired. He draws a distinction between religious supernatural beliefs, which are culturally determined, and more universal secular supernatural beliefs such as mind-body dualism and causality. He explains how such magical thinking may be socially advantageous and how even skeptics engage in supersense thinking. He also warns against the unscrupulous individuals who take advantage of what is a natural disposition in the majority of people.<br /> <br /> In this week's Honest Liar segment, Jamy Ian Swiss explains what he learned at the 1964 World's Fair. Just a Theory? - CVA Vlog 81 tag:www.atheistnexus.org,2011-11-09:2182797:Video:1726070 2011-11-09T23:23:42.722Z Dan Xenatro http://www.atheistnexus.org/profile/DanXenatro <a href="http://www.atheistnexus.org/video/just-a-theory-cva-vlog-81"><br /> <img src="http://api.ning.com:80/files/GqQNi4PPXtVW4r3xQsrPLCPmdjjptOa*LJjUzkOHmFcCE4U8sqdtsAbXqyXdq1Siu9T9Df6KiPfpFrahTGHg701rST*60xEe/866012529.jpeg?width=240&amp;height=180" width="240" height="180" alt="Thumbnail" /><br /> </a><br />Education, politics, culture and language are all under attack merely because most people don't know what the word "theory" means. <a href="http://www.atheistnexus.org/video/just-a-theory-cva-vlog-81"><br /> <img src="http://api.ning.com:80/files/GqQNi4PPXtVW4r3xQsrPLCPmdjjptOa*LJjUzkOHmFcCE4U8sqdtsAbXqyXdq1Siu9T9Df6KiPfpFrahTGHg701rST*60xEe/866012529.jpeg?width=240&amp;height=180" width="240" height="180" alt="Thumbnail" /><br /> </a><br />Education, politics, culture and language are all under attack merely because most people don't know what the word "theory" means. 'Stress, Neurodegeneration and Individual Differences' by Robert Sapolsky tag:www.atheistnexus.org,2009-07-17:2182797:Video:421223 2009-07-17T19:05:54.704Z Evilgenius20 http://www.atheistnexus.org/profile/Evilgenius20 <a href="http://www.atheistnexus.org/video/stress-neurodegeneration-and"><br /> <img src="http://api.ning.com/files/sf3f2O6F1fjaoxsmX09dj13YkHYp1dAAtN0PtgIU6oRuCASA4gFQIR9Pthk4PdIIeveGai8*CZ5SUXHjua9xBvo-SXLJ9fDy/346827490.jpeg?width=240&amp;height=180" width="240" height="180" alt="Thumbnail" /><br /> </a> <a href="http://www.atheistnexus.org/video/stress-neurodegeneration-and"><br /> <img src="http://api.ning.com/files/sf3f2O6F1fjaoxsmX09dj13YkHYp1dAAtN0PtgIU6oRuCASA4gFQIR9Pthk4PdIIeveGai8*CZ5SUXHjua9xBvo-SXLJ9fDy/346827490.jpeg?width=240&amp;height=180" width="240" height="180" alt="Thumbnail" /><br /> </a>