Stuff To Blow Your Mind


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Deep in the back of your mind, you’ve always had the feeling that there’s something strange about reality. There is. Join Robert, Joe and Christian as they examine neurological quandaries, cosmic mysteries, evolutionary marvels and our transhuman future on Stuff To Blow Your Mind, a podcast from HowStuffWorks.com.

The Cognitive Dissonance of Exorcisms

August 2nd, 2011

Episode 164 of 763 episodes

Priests in horror flicks drive demons out of innocent victims. But what’s really happening in these apparent showdowns between good and evil? Join Robert and Julie as they look at this exorcism through the lens of cognitive dissonance and personification.