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Useful Delusions: The Power And Paradox Of The Self-Deceiving Brain [Hardback-2021]
Shankar Vedantam
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Category:PsychologyPsychologyPsychology-Psy
Publisher: W.W. Norton | ISBN: 9780393652208 | Pages: 264

From The New York Times best-selling author and host of Hidden Brain comes a counterintuitive, thought-provoking exploration of deception s role in human success. Everyone agrees that lies and self-deception can do terrible harm to our lives, to our communities and to the planet. But in Useful Delusions, host of Hidden Brain Shankar Vedantam argues that, paradoxically, deceiving ourselves and others can also play a vital role in human success and well-being. The lies we tell each other and the lies that we tell ourselves sustain our daily interactions with friends, lovers and co-workers. They explain why some people live longer than others, why some couples remain in love and others don t, why some nations and tribes hold together while others splinter. Filled with powerful personal stories and drawing on new insights in psychology, neuroscience and philosophy, Useful Delusions offers a fascinating tour of an upside-down world.

About the Author

Shankar Vedantam is host of the Hidden Brain podcast and public radio show and the author of The Hidden Brain, a New York Times national bestseller. He lives in Washington, DC. Bill Mesler is the coauthor of A Brief History of Creation. He lives in Washington, DC.

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