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Bottleneck - Our human interface with reality. The disturbing and exciting implications of its true nature.
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 159,470. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Cognitive Science, Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Social aspects / human-computer interaction
Bottleneck is about the narrowness of Now. By daring to explore what information science can tell us about the process of learning. it reveals that we can absorb shockingly little truly new information from the present moment. The implication: the world we experience is almost entirely an imagined reality, based on our lifelong past experiences. Here at last is a science of prejudice.
In Search of the Self: The Riddle of Personal Existence
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 299,800. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Epistemology, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Cognitive Science
In Search of the Self reviews research into the neurological basis of consciousness, the potential of copying one’s personality into a silicon chip or endowing an artificial entity with self-awareness, plus an examination of beliefs about the nature of the self and its destiny after death.