8 cool new books on personal development, psychology and more

In recent years, humanity has lived so complex that we involuntarily say to ourselves: is critical thinking no longer fashionable? Conspiracy theories, conspiracy theories, esoteric practices, alternative medicine, quantum psychology, marathons of desire – what about us? Why do we so confidently follow dubious gurus? Swedish educator Christer Sturmark and American physicist Douglas Hofstadter explain how scientific knowledge works, under what circumstances we refuse to think rationally, and what to do to prevent our brains from being dusted.