Posts Tagged ‘consciousness’

The Modified Coin-Flip

One implication of our limited consciousness is that our brains rely substantially on emotion in making decisions. Kathryn Goetzke’s recent post at PsychCentral provides a simple tool that builds on this insight. You should take a look: it’s easy, since it involves flipping a coin (with an important twist).  I won’t copy what she wrote:  [...]

What Is Really There? Exploring the Implications of Limited Consciousness (1)

As mentioned in an earlier post, modern research confirms that our bodies take in and process dramatically more information than we ever become consciously aware of.  One implication of this, as I mentioned in the comments to that post, is that what we perceive as “raw,” “actual” experience is in fact data that has been [...]

What If Our Consciousness Lies?

What if our consciousness lies?  The answers are disturbing, liberating, and ultimately critically important to those seeking to maximize their personal potential. This post will begin an exploration of some of what brain researchers now know about consciousness – and what modern research means to the conscious “I” who thinks he or she is in [...]

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