Beliefs have a social purpose. Does this explain delusions? | Curio

Beliefs have a social purpose. Does this explain delusions?

9 mins | Aug 29, 2020

Understanding the long history of emphasising irrationality in mental health research. To comprehend whether delusions are rational, we first need to understand why people form beliefs in the first place. Anna Greenburgh, a PhD student at University College London, contemplates this dilemma for Psyche magazine.

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