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Do you believe in consciousness?

Consciousness: the interpreter, the lexicographer, the reporter

I recently read Michael Gazzaniga’s book, ‘Who’s in Charge: Free Will and the Science of the Brain‘. Gazzaniga, working with Roger Sperry, performed some of the famous split-brain patient experiments. 82 more words

Behavioral Economics

The State of a Mind

State of mind—the state of our cognitive processes—is a kind of framework within which we operate any time we’re awake. Some basic states of mind are: 436 more words

Living

The Interpreter: a Spontaneous Creator of Stories

In this post I will tell about a scientific experiment that helps us put into scientific terms the process of creating stories. The process was name the Interpreter, a term coined by… 1,038 more words

Introduction