Re: Knowledge, Memes and Sensory Perception

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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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