How much knowledge do we really have about subjects that impact our lives? Why do we think we’re right on the facts about issues? The author of the new book, “The Knowledge Illusion: Why We Never Think Alone,” Steven Sloman, joins the show to talk about how individuals process information. The cognitive scientist explains how the “mind is constructed to channel the beliefs of our community,” often resulting in Americans across the political spectrum having trouble separating fact from fiction.

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