When it comes to pseudoscience you might consider yourself to be a sceptic But don’t give yourself too much credit because we’re all vulnerable to believing dubious claims. This is because of powerful cognitive biases in the brain - and we could actually be satisfied with quite shallow explanations for things - and for being suckers for pseudoscience. Tune in and listen to Suckers for pseudoscience.
Guest: Dr Micah Goldwater, a Cognitive Scientist from the School of Psychology, University of Sydney, Australia.
* Sana Qadar is presenting the program while Lynne Malcolm takes a short break.