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I've read that a tendency to "jump to conclusions" has an impact on certain psychological afflictions, such as having delusions. As you may know, the definition of a delusion is as follows (this is just from Google dictionary): an idiosyncratic belief or impression that is firmly maintained despite being contradicted by what is generally accepted as ...


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In short, I'm interested in cognitive, neuroscientific, biological and/or computational perspectives on what we vaguely refer to as meaning seeking. That's not very short. :-P it seems to me that a meaningful existence requires the absence of cognitive dissonances, but I wonder what science would have to say about this, and if there is any ...


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It doesn't lose its edge; it loses the strength of related associations. Cognition and skills is very much about memory, and it's all about the neural networks that make up our mental associations. It might feel like you haven't forgotten anything from the past, but in reality you have forgotten more than you know. You are not aware that you have ...



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