The neurological basis of intuition : Neurophilosophy | Bounded Rationality and Beyond | Scoop.it

Most of us have experienced the vague feeling of knowing something without having any memory of learning it. Most of us have experienced the vague feeling of knowing something without having any memory of learning it. This phenomenon is commonly known as a "gut feeling" or "intuition"; more accurately though, it is described as implicit or unconscious recognition memory, to reflect the fact that it arises from information that was not attended to, but which is processed, and can subsequently be retrieved, without ever entering into conscious awareness.


Via Thomas Menk