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    • The Self Illusion

    • Why There Is No "You" Inside Your Head
    • By: Bruce Hood
    • Narrated by: Bruce Hood
    • Length: 10 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 126
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 108
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 104

    The Self Illusion provides a fascinating examination of how the latest science shows that our individual concept of a self is in fact an illusion. Most of us believe that we possess a self - an internal individual who resides inside our bodies, making decisions, authoring actions and possessing free will. The feeling that a single, unified, enduring self inhabits the body is compelling and inescapable. But that sovereignty of the self is increasingly under threat from science as our understanding of the brain advances.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Disappointing

    • By David on 05-10-12

    Regular price: $16.67

    • SuperSense

    • Why We Believe in the Unbelievable
    • By: Bruce M. Hood
    • Narrated by: Kerin McCue
    • Length: 11 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 24
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 18
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 17

    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.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Couldn't finish it

    • By Amazon Customer on 10-18-17

    Regular price: $27.99