Howard Blumenfeld is a mathematics professor at Las Positas College with a keen interest in psychology, neurology, cognitive science, and philosophy. He earned his B.A. in Pure Mathematics with Minor Degrees in Psychology and Literature at the University of California, San Diego, and his M.A. in Mathematics (Emphasis on Community College Education) from San Diego State University. In his spare time, he likes to cook, lift weights, and spend time with his beautiful wife and son.
This book explores the true nature of reality and brain-based experience in a dynamic and diverse world. We unravel the mysteries behind your conscious mind, including the tendency to see faces in inanimate objects, the subjective nature of time perception, and the significant limitations mathematical models and measurement systems impose in accurately describing the world around us.