What Causes Religion and Superstitions?, in the following sections:
Errors in Thinking: Cognitive Errors, Wishful Thinking and Sacred Truths, in the following sections:
Pseudoscience and Health: The World of Alternatives (to Truth), in the following sections:
Psychosomosis - the Placebo and Nocebo Effects: Curing and Causing Disease with the Mind, in the following sections:
Experiences of God are Illusions, Derived from Malfunctioning Psychological Processes, in the following sections:
The False and Conflicting Experiences of Mankind: How Other Peoples' Experience Contradict Our Own Beliefs, in the following sections:
Why Question Beliefs? Dangers of Placing Ideas Beyond Doubt, and Advantages of Freethought, in the following sections:
Broken Toys and Magical Thinking, in the following sections:
Astrology: Do Observed Positions of the Planets Influence Our Lives in Mystical Ways?, in the following sections:
The Placebo Effect and the Positive Power of the Mind on Health, in the following sections:
Religious Extremism, in the following sections:
Perception is Influenced By Expectation: You Can't Always Trust Your Senses, in the following sections:
Religion as the Result of Human Mythmaking, in the following sections:
Political Power Struggles and Identity Reinforcement: Why are People Religious?
Alienation and Dangerous Sexual Deviation: Society's Reaction to Child Abuse Often Makes Things Worse: 4.1. Self-Suppression and Mental Health
Subjectivism and Phenomenology: Is Objective Truth Obtainable?: 4. Thinking Errors
Some People Become Religious to Aid Motivation to Reform Their Behaviour: 1. Simple Answers in a Complex World
The Importance of Current Events is Amplified by our Egos
The Limbic System: The Source of Emotions in the Human Brain
Homocentricity or Anthropocentrism: Why Do Religions Think Humanity Is Central to God and Creation?
The Future of Human Telepathy
Pride and Ego as a Cause of Religion
Hyperactive Agent Detection Device (the Psychology of Religion and Superstition)
Critical Thinking on Acupuncture: How Does it Work?: 4. The Placebo Effect
Self Mastery, Self Development and Lifestyle Improvement
Military Inspections: What's the point?
The Biology of Dreaming
Scientific Theories Must Make Way for New Evidence: 1. Errors in Thinking: Cognitive Errors, Wishful Thinking and Sacred Truths
Happiness and Religion: Does Belief Make You Happy Or Does Unhappiness Make You Believe?: 1.1. Do Unhappy People Become More Religious? Is it a Coping Mechanism?
Why are Our Memories Unreliable?: 3. Thinking Errors
Simple Answers in a Complex World: What Causes Religion?
Pareidolia - Seeing False Patterns in Random Data: Faces in Toast, Bible Codes and Conspiracy Theories: 3. Hyperactive Agent Detection Device (HADD)
The Forer (or Barnum) Effect
Hallucinations, Sensory Deprivation and Fasting: The Physiological Causes of Religious and Mystical Experiences
Emotions Are Biological: How Biochemistry and Neurology Account for Feelings: 6. The Limbic System
Why Are There So Many Religious People? Parents, Local Culture and Inertia: 3. Inertia
Statistical Regression: Causes of Strange Beliefs and Pseudoscience
Animism: 1. Hyperactive Agent Detection Device (the Psychology of Religion)
Rationalism Versus Irrationality: Are Emotions Useful?
A Realistic Guide to Dream Interpretation: 1. The Elements of Dreams
Altruism is an Illusion
Religion and the Fear of Death
Split Brain Studies: One Mind per Hemisphere
Does Homeopathy Work? What are the Risks and Dangers?: 6. So What is This 'Placebo Effect' Which Makes Homeopathy Seem Effective?