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Adventures in Cognition
All about the mind. Neuroscience, cognitive science, artificial intelligence and philosophy. Plus a pinch of robotics.
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The Shared Unconscious Mindspace

I can look up anything on the Web. (News flash!) I can do this for pure learning--and I do--but very often for confirmation of facts, beliefs, guesses or intuitions.
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GEB: Class Begins Today

Here's something I didn't see coming. Remember the MIT Open Courseware class on Gödel, Escher, Bach I discovered and wrote about a month ago?
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Lessons of Gödel, Escher, Bach

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How cool is this. MIT Open Courseware offers a class called Gödel, Escher, Bach: A Mental Space Odyssey. It is an entire course geared around Douglas Hofstadter's book Gödel, Escher, Bach.
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Web addicts 'have brain changes'

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Brain scans show changes in the brain of internet addicts similar to those found in drug and alcohol addicts, preliminary research suggests.
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Dreamspace

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Of late I've been thinking of dreams. For me it's at least a mental space of internal perception where anything is possible (and certainly much more). Dream is as close as you can get to pure creativity.
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Profound Cognitive Confusion

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As I embark on intellectual adventures in cognitive science, as I intend to, I begin with the basics. The first question I tackled, and one I'm often asked, is: "What is cognitive science?" It doesn't get much more basic than that.
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