Mind generates our reality
- What exactly is reality? I don’t think I will the person that answers that question. But the general direction that science seems to be taking is that what we perceive as reality is a construct of our brain.
- It can be seen as a snapshot of what actually there is based on our ability to focus and consider for.
- Researcher writes “Perception happens through a continual process of prediction error minimisation”, in his .
- The input sources of our brain give it the information from the objective reality; the reality we experience through our brains is constantly verified and modulated by this information.
- The reality we observe is a conscious experience, and it is based on our perceptual expectations. Expectations are ingrained and subconscious for most of us. The vast majority of us has a shared expectation of what reality is. We agree on our hallucinations to create this shared reality.
- When the hallucinations doesn’t match up, because of various brain conditions and idiosyncrasies, such people are called “delusional”.
“We perceive the world not as it is, but as it is useful to us,” Seth writes. We are more likely to perceive the things that we expect.
- It has been known for a while that the brain works towards speed and efficiency. And this means a lot of information is “skipped”.
- I have a feeling this might be connected to Learning in the sense, that if you know what you are searching for inside a book, you are most susceptible to find it from it.
- The self could be an another perception, a controlled hallucination built up from an assemblage of perceptual best-guesses, prior beliefs and memories. The .
Other questions: What is thein a living being?