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Nov
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comment What's the name of the quantifying preference for visual stimulus by varying size or distance as compared to a reference task?
Jeff, it seems to me like it'd be kind of useful. Can you explain why it's no good?
Nov
21
comment What's the name of the quantifying preference for visual stimulus by varying size or distance as compared to a reference task?
Hi, no I haven't found an example in the literature. Do you know where I would start? (key words to search, etc.)
May
15
comment Is it possible for humans to conceive of being dead?
@ArtemKaznatcheev He cites Jesse Bering's book: amazon.com/The-Belief-Instinct-Psychology-Destiny/dp/0393341267.
May
1
comment Is it possible for humans to conceive of being dead?
Good point that you could ask people who have experienced cardiac death and then been resuscitated. Alas, Cave does not do so.
May
1
comment Is it possible for humans to conceive of being dead?
Your claim seems to be that "cannot perceive death" is equivalent to "cannot perceive unconsciousness", and that the latter can't be done until we understand consciousness better. I agree, and I think this helps clarify his point, although it also makes it weaker by generalizing it. Regardless, +1 for the interesting link.