For questions about this branch of philosophy that studies the nature of the mind, consciousness and their relationship to neurobiology.

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Cultural brain hypothesis and gene-culture co-evolution

Recently, Joseph Henrich of UBC has been promoting his cultural brain hypothesis. The goal is to explain a selection pressure behind the development of the human brain and general intelligence. The ...
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Brain Theory and Paradigm

In this short piece, physicist Dmitri Krioukov makes the case that we must expect complex systems (such as brains) to reduce to simple physical systems. Furthermore, he cautions that the pure ...
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Paradox or contradiction?

If someone does not believe in ghosts, for example, why do they experience feelings of fear at the thought of such things? Is such thinking paradoxical?
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what is “perceptual competence”?

I have no idea what perceptual competence is? Does anyone know about it? I found no information about it on the web either.