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Richard W. Smith Lecture in Cultural Studies: "The Believing Brain: From Ghosts, Gods, and Aliens to Conspiracies, Economics and Politics - How the Brain Constructs Beliefs and Reinforces Them as Truths"

Thursday, October 24, 2013 - 7:00pm

Location:
Whitsett Room, Sierra Hall, 4th floor
Cost:
Free
Book cover for "The Believing Brain: From Ghosts, Gods, and Aliens to Conspiracies, Economics and Politics - How the Brain Constructs Beliefs and Reinforces Them as Truths"


Please join us for the upcoming Richard W. Smith Lecture in Cultural Studies with Dr. Michael Shermer, the Founding Publisher of Skeptic magazine (www.skeptic.com), the Executive Director of the Skeptics society, a monthly columnist for Scientific American, the host of the Skeptics Distinguished Science Lecture Series at Caltech, and Adjunct Professor at Claremont Graduate University and Chapman University. Dr. Shermer will discuss his latest book, The Believing Brain: From Ghosts and Gods to Politics and Conspiracies - How We Construct Beliefs and Reinforce Them as Truths. 

Additional information is available in the event brochure

There will be a reception and book signing immediately following the lecture. Please RSVP at (818) 677-4030 since seating is limited. 

Parking permits are available for $6.00 at the Information Booth located at Prairie Street and Darby Avenue. 
South campus map available here.