Rabbi Mitelman and Tania Lombrozo, PhD, Professor of Psychology at Princeton University, discuss how our brains latch onto and reject facts, and what that has to do with belief.
Tania Lombrozo, PhD. is a Professor of Psychology at Princeton University, as well as an Associate of the Department of Philosophy and the University Center for Human Values. She received her Ph.D. in Psychology from Harvard University in 2006. Dr. Lombrozo’s research aims to address foundational questions about cognition using the empirical tools of cognitive psychology and the conceptual tools of analytic philosophy. She blogs about psychology, philosophy, and cognitive science at Psychology Today.