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Cognition

(Science: psychology) The mental process of knowing, thinking, learning and judging.


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experiences occur separately?

... that induces a blindsight condition by inhibiting a mediating pathway, a pathway connecting the visual cortex to the centers for speech and higher cognition. First, there is firing in the visual cortex. After that happens, the machine reacts very quickly, choosing whether to inhibit the mediating ...

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by wildfunguy
Wed Oct 09, 2013 2:25 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: experiences occur separately?
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Views: 1223

Re: experiences occur separately?

... "self" with "present experience". I was rushed. I was thinking in terms of my own personally formulated model in which "cognition" is the causal connections between brain regions, whereas the "experiences" are the current states of those regions. I just ...

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by wildfunguy
Tue Oct 01, 2013 12:50 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: experiences occur separately?
Replies: 2
Views: 1223

Is complexity inevitable?

Props to the OP for a thought-provoking post. I'm not sure what to think. I have always thought that cognition was the key advantage that allowed humans to basically (for a geological eyeblink) dominate the planet, but the sad fate of our near relatives does demand an explanation. ...

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by Luxorien
Mon Aug 12, 2013 7:10 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Is complexity inevitable?
Replies: 16
Views: 9424

Nabla Cognition

Good evening, I am teacher on a high school in the Czech Republic. I teach biology and physics. I have developed a website with recognition quizzes (plants, animals, ...), free nature photos and educational lessons. Content is still rising. Website is non-profit. It may sounds like a cliche, but I w...

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by Peta8
Sun Aug 26, 2012 11:34 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Nabla Cognition
Replies: 7
Views: 2277

Re: The missing link

neuroleptic /neu·ro·lep·tic/ (-lep´tik) originally, referring to the effects on cognition and behavior of the first antipsychotic agents: a state of apathy, lack of initiative, and limited range of emotion, and in psychotic patients, reduction in confusion and agitation ...

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by wbla3335
Fri Jun 22, 2012 12:11 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The missing link
Replies: 2
Views: 3856
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