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>Did you ever read Michael Gazzaniga's early work, in which he
>mentions something which he called the "confabulator" which performs
>exactly that function. It generates plausible explanations that we
>use to fill in the blanks when we don't know the answers. I haven't
>read any of his later stuff, maybe he has refined/renamed the concept.
I'll try and find it and check it out.
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