The Phantom God: What Neuroscience Reveals about the Compulsion to Believe

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$29.95  $27.85
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Prometheus Books
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304
Dimensions
6.26 X 9.27 X 1.15 inches | 1.15 pounds
Language
English
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Hardcover
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9781633888067

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About the Author

John C. Wathey, Ph.D., is a computational biologist whose research interests include evolutionary algorithms, protein folding, and the biology of nervous systems. Previously, he was a senior applications scientist at Biosym Technologies (now named Biovia), a company that develops molecular modeling software for the pharmaceutical industry. He then founded his own business, Wathey Research, and since that time most of his scientific research was funded by grants from the National Institutes of Health. Wathey has published his peer-reviewed research results in distinguished scientific journals, including Biophysical Journal, Journal of Neuroscience; Brain, Behavior and Evolution, and Neuroscience Letters, among others. He is the author of The Illusion of God's Presence: The Biological Origins of Spiritual Longing and has published popular articles in the Huffington Post, Skeptic Magazine, and The Jonestown Report. For more information, visit https: //www.watheyresearch.com/.