DECEPTION – A Night Of Magic And Illumination

Why is deception such an essential part of the human condition? What evolutionary purpose does it fulfill? How can we recognize it on an individual level, and overcome it on a societal level in a modern democracy?
Evolutionary biologist Robert Trivers, social psychologist Carol Tavris, neurobiologists and laboratory directors at Barrow Neurological Institute Stephen Macknik and Susana Martinez-Conde, magicians Jamy Ian Swiss and Joshua Jay, and Origins Project director and moderator Lawrence Krauss as they discuss the biological, behavioral, and political boundaries of this controversial issue.
Link to Q&A – Part 2/2: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hMm3Kn..

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