Tali Sharot

University College London

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Cognitive neuroscientist Tali Sharot is director of the Affective Brain Lab and associate professor of cognitive neuroscience at University College London. She is the author of The Optimism Bias: A Tour of the Irrationally Positive Brain and The Influential Mind: What the Brain Reveals about Our Power to Change Others.

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The human brain has evolved over hundreds of thousands of years to the point where we could put a man on the Moon and explore the universe.

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