“Our subjective experience of the visual world is an illusion,”

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“The spotlight of attention is more like a strobe light…Despite the ‘illusion’ of continuity, human perception pulses in and out four times per second, say researchers, a rate that is identical in human and monkey brains.”

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“The spotlight of attention is more like a strobe light…Despite the ‘illusion’ of continuity, human perception pulses in and out four times per second, say researchers, a rate that is identical in human and monkey brains.”

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Sorry, our actions are all driven by genomics “..those who procrastinate/those who are doers: study reveals people with poor action control have a larger amygdala/connection between the dorsal ACC/amygdala is less pronounced.” #nofreewill

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“…brain pathways for dance, surround areas for vocal learning…only vocal learning species can synchronize bodies to rhythm of music/dance…genes/brain circuits for vocal learning…may explain how people/other vocal learning species learn to dance.”

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“…the amygdala plays a role in signaling the rest of the brain to information that is important to learn because it is relevant to allostasis – the brain’s process of anticipating the needs of the body and attempting to meet those needs before they arise. Whether threatening, rewarding or novel, this to-be-learned information will help the brain better predict future occasions.”

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