- The commentaries raise a host of challenging issues and reflect a broad range of views. Some commentators doubt that there is any convincing evidence for adaptive misbelief, and remain (in our view, unduly) wedded to our "default presumption" that misbelief is maladaptive. Others think that the evidence for adaptive misbelief is so obvious, and so widespread, that the label "default presumption" is disingenuous. We try to chart a careful course between these opposing perspectives.
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- The target article 'The evolution of misbelief' (to which this authors' response refers) is also available in ORA. To view the Open Peer Commentary for the target article, please consult the publisher's version of the target article [Available at http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0140525X09990975].
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