The elephant in the brain : hidden motives in everyday life

" Human beings are primates, and primates are political animals. Our brains, therefore, are designed not just to hunt and gather, but also to help us get ahead socially, often via deception and self-deception. But while we may be self-interested schemers, we benefit by pretending otherwise. The...

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Main Author: Simler, Kevin
Format: BOOK
Language: ENGLISH
Published: Oxford University Press, 2018
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