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Oct
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comment Can a brain be modeled as a simplified interaction of different states and their triggers?
I've added an image to help illustrate the question better. Using higher level programming languages one can create "state machines" to perform specific functions. I'm interested if the brain can be studied as a product of states interacting in a state machine fashion.
Oct
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revised Can a brain be modeled as a simplified interaction of different states and their triggers?
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Oct
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comment Can a brain be modeled as a simplified interaction of different states and their triggers?
I looked up those concepts, they psychological and very broad and static (for example personality types). The states that I hope to get more info about are more biological in nature and more discrete. They have an affect cognition and psychology, but they are transient
Oct
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asked Can a brain be modeled as a simplified interaction of different states and their triggers?
Oct
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accepted Why some people do not perform well with ambiguity and uncertainty?
Oct
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revised Are there innate differences between men's and women's behavior?
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Oct
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answered Why does even the most rational brain forget logic in a dream?
Oct
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asked Are Free Will and Motivation related?
Oct
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answered Does intentionally being aware of an emotion or thought pattern increase the incidence of that thought pattern?
Sep
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comment What would happen if we cut the corpus callosum?
May be related: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dual_consciousness_%28neuroscience%29
Sep
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comment very weird Split Brain Dual Consciousness experiments references on Wikipedia
Sounds related to my question here: cogsci.stackexchange.com/questions/10504/…
Sep
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asked Why some people do not perform well with ambiguity and uncertainty?
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answered Why do people want what they don't have now?
Sep
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comment Are there studies about religious belief similar to the ones about superstition among animals?
There are countless thousands of superstitions that arise out of people trying to project/protect illusion of control over the chaotic world. Higher religions typically arise out of mystical experiences, for example: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/God_helmet I'm sure such experiences are neither available to animals nor can be fully interpreted by them
Sep
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answered Why are some people good at algebra and bad at geometry and vice versa?
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answered Why do dreams lose clarity quickly over time after we awaken?
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accepted What is the mechanism behind recurring or looping thoughts?
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comment Is it possible to develop immunity to mental health drugs?
There are some systems in the brain for which repeated exposure actually increases sensitivity to stimulus. Oxytocin receptors are one of them.