Why mine, of course. First thing Psychology Today says is necessary is the belief that paranormal activity or ghosts are actually in the realm of the possible. Well, they say 'you have to believe in ghosts.' I wouldn't go that far. I would say you have to believe they are Possible. Maybe there is no… Continue reading What cognitive style can believes in paranormal activity?
Intelligence and belief
Why do we believe weird things? As smart as we can be, why do we believe weird things? I am reminded of Michael Shermer’s view, when he’s asked why smart people believe weird things, like creationism, ghosts and (as with Sir Arthur Conan Doyle) fairies: “Smart people are very good at rationalizing things they came… Continue reading Intelligence and belief