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Can we see the world truly Objectively?

Johns Hopkins University researchers who study the mind have used methods from cognitive science to test a long-standing philosophical question: Can people see the world objectively? Their answer, as published in¬†Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, is a flat no. With a novel series of experiments using sophisticated computer graphics and laser-cut “coins,” the […]

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Scientists probe the ‘Nature of the Mind’

What is the mind? For thousands of years, philosophers, religious figures and scientists have tried to answer this question, but so far, the nature of the mind has eluded understanding. In the field of cognitive science, one idea that gained traction in the mid-20th century is the computational theory of mind, which posits that the […]

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