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Steven Sloman on The Knowledge Illusion

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  • Social brain
  • Communities
  • Cognition

Watch Steven Sloman, cognitive scientist, in our latest RSA Spotlight - the edits which take you straight to the heart of the event!

How have we achieved so much despite understanding so little? Whilst individuals know very little, the collective mind knows a lot. Acclaimed cognitive scientist Steven Sloman explains how we survive and thrive despite our mental shortcomings, because we live in a rich community of knowledge. The key to our intelligence lies in the people and things around us.

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