Curious Saturday: The mind’s enigma: Do we shape reality?

December 02, 2023
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Curious Saturday: The mind’s enigma: Do we shape reality?

Humans have a deep fascination for enigmas, and there’s one particular unsolved puzzle in the realm of science that captivates many. It’s a personal quest to unravel the mystery of our own existence.

The crux of the mystery lies in understanding the intricate connection between our brains and our conscious experiences. You know, those moments when you savor the taste of chocolate or feel the velvety touch against your skin.

Cognitive scientist Donald Hoffman is on a mission to shed light on a profound question: Do we perceive the world as it truly is, or do we shape it to fit our needs? Prepare to have your mind gently nudged, as he delves into the profound ways our minds construct our reality.

Donald Hoffman’s research revolves around how our visual perception, molded by millions of years of natural selection, meticulously crafts every aspect of our everyday reality. While science has made strides in understanding #brain activity, the elusive link between brain activity and conscious experiences remains shrouded in mystery.

Dive into the mind-boggling research of Donald Hoffman and discover the enigmatic connection between our consciousness and the world around us.

Watch now: https://www.ted.com/talks/donald_hoffman_do_we_see_reality_as_it_is/

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