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Why do we believe what we believe? What happens when our beliefs are tested? In this fascinating episode, Stefani chats with cognitive neuroscience Jonas Kaplan about the brain and how it steers our experience of the world. They discuss the fact that when presented with alternative evidence people will often become more entrenched in their beliefs, the importance of stories  in how we make sense of things, how much the story we tell about our identity influences our behavior, and why meditation might be our only hope to save us from ourselves.

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Guests for this show are carefully curated and vetted by a team of content experts to bring you nothing less than the most interesting, most intellectually rigorous, and most exciting insights into human nature the world has to offer.

The host of Naked Humanity is Oxford PhD candidate and theorist of the human condition Stefani Ruper. Stefani has worked as a scientist studying life on Mars, as a scholar of religion, and is now a specialist on the human condition in the modern world. Her genius is in showing you that everything deserves a deeper look, and when you do it, not only do you become a better person, but your world explodes in beauty and wonder.

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