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The Idiot Brain

11 Feb 2016

In his new book, The Idiot Brain, Guardian science blogger and neuroscientist Dean Burnett explores the most inefficient, bizarre and irrational workings of the human brain. Join him and Infinite Monkey Cage host Robin Ince for a light-hearted look at the psychology of superstition, the neuroscience of sleep, how tall people are more intelligent, and why a glass of wine might improve our memory.

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