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NPR correspondent reveals hidden brain

Shankar Vedantam, National Public Radio’s social correspondent and host of the “Hidden Brain” podcast, held a lecture on the brain, human behavior and unconscious biases in the Carnegie Music Hall Wednesday night. (Photo via Wikimedia Commons)

By Cassidy Power | Staff Writer

March 22, 2018

The human brain cannot see reality correctly, according to Shankar Vedantam. Vedantam, National Public Radio’s social science correspondent, asserts that the subconscious is so powerful it dramatically impacts the way people view the world. But he believes people can overcome these biases with ...

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