Category Archives: Human perception

The Case Against Reality

Cognitive scientist Donald Hoffman explains why human perceptions of an independent reality are all illusions. The professor of cognitive science argues that the world is nothing like the one we experience through our senses. As we go about our daily … Continue reading

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The Cultural Neuroscience of Human Perception

Culture and the brain were once thought of as mutually exclusive views on behavioral variation—an idea that is changing with the emerging field of cultural neuroscience. In this chapter, we discuss recent research examining the interplay of cultural and genetic … Continue reading

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