The 21st Show

Author Interview: Shankar Vedantam, “Useful Delusions”


Shankar Vedantam is known to public radio listeners as the host of the program and podcast Hidden Brain. The show explores the forces and phenomena that shape our thinking — often without our knowledge. He’s also the author, along with Bill Mesler, of the new book, Useful Delusions: The Power & Paradox of the Self-Deceiving Brain. He joined The 21st to discuss his new book and more. 


Shankar Vedantam, co-author and Hidden Brain host

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