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Delusion

Delusion

a false belief, seen most often in psychosis (for example schizophrenia).


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Listening to Neuroscientists

... I just watched this lecture by Ramachandran, where he relates neurological concepts (e.g. mirror neurons) to conditions such as capgras delusion , phantom limb , apotemnophilia , and synesthesia . You can watch it on that webpage, or you can download it. The latter will make rewinding ...

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by wildfunguy
Mon Sep 30, 2013 2:50 pm
 
Forum: Biology Movies
Topic: Listening to Neuroscientists
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Re: Do We Have The Freedom Of Choice?

When everything is determined and predictable, why is the delusion needed to make us try harder? Is it possible to gain in better situation than the determined one in the deterministic world? No, it would not be needed for anything, I just tried to come ...

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by biohazard
Wed Apr 10, 2013 6:51 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Do We Have The Freedom Of Choice?
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Views: 18576

Re: Do We Have The Freedom Of Choice?

... and thus makes us try harder and do better in the grand competition that is life. When everything is determined and predictable, why is the delusion needed to make us try harder? Is it possible to gain in better situation than the determined one in the deterministic world? Perhaps the delusion ...

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by mnatashgaran
Tue Apr 09, 2013 7:20 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Do We Have The Freedom Of Choice?
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Views: 18576

Re: Do We Have The Freedom Of Choice?

To determinists: What's the benefit of free will delusion in human evolution? Doesn't determinism peril morality? Perhaps the delusion of free will (assuming it is a delusion for the purpose of this question) is just a by product of something else? ...

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by biohazard
Tue Apr 09, 2013 7:08 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Do We Have The Freedom Of Choice?
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Views: 18576

Re: Do We Have The Freedom Of Choice?

To determinists: What's the benefit of free will delusion in human evolution? Doesn't determinism peril morality?

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by mnatashgaran
Mon Apr 08, 2013 3:08 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Do We Have The Freedom Of Choice?
Replies: 27
Views: 18576
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