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The illusion of consciousness | Dan Dennett

So I’m going to speak about a problem that I have and that’s that I’m a philosopher. (Laughter) When I go to a party and people ask me what do I do and I say, “I’m a professor,” their eyes glaze over. When I go to an academic cocktail party and there are all the…

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Money Risking Trick

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The psychological tricks of faith healing, explained | Derren Brown | Big Think

So, I did a show called Miracle, which it’s on Netflix at the moment. And the second half of it was faith healing, which was a bold move because I knew my audiences wouldn’t believe in it any more than I do, which is not at all essential in terms of anything divine happening. And…

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Sam Harris: The Self is an Illusion | Big Think

What one of the problems we have in discussing consciousness scientifically is that consciousness is irreducibly subjective. This is a point that many philosophers have made – Thomas Nagel, John Sorrell, David Chalmers. While I don’t agree with everything they’ve said about consciousness I agree with them on this point that consciousness is what it’s…

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Annoying Orange – React to CRAZY OPTICAL ILLUSIONS!

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5 Optical Illusions That Will Test Your Brain Power #2 | Eye Test | Brain Teasers | FactoFusion

Illusions are the perfect way to test the connection between our brain and our eyes At first our eyes see an illusion, then our brain tries to make a sense of the situation and most of the time, what we see isn’t always what we get That’s why very few things on the internet have…

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The Cognitive Tradeoff Hypothesis

[clangs] This is Inuyama, Japan, a historic city home to Japan’s oldest original wooden castle. It is also home to Kyoto University’s Primate Research Institute.Here, a group of chimpanzees have been trainedto play a game that exposes something shockingabout their memories.This is going to blow your mind.Here is how it works.Take a look at these…

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Brain Tricks – This Is How Your Brain Works

You may not realize it but your brain actually processes information in two very distinct ways. Like when you look at this photo, you instantly know she has blond hair, is visibly angry, and likely has some choice words to yell. Without any effort you experience fast thinking, but if you look at the following…

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जादुई ट्रिक |Magic Trick with Numbers|

नमस्कार दोस्तो ! Good Morning (शुभ प्रभात) आज पुनः अपने यू ट्यूब चेनल “Dream World Productions” पर मैं आप सभी लोगो का स्वागत करता हूँ. आज आप लोगो को मैं गणतीय संख्याओं के साथ एक जादू दिखाने जा रहा हु. आधारभूतः यह एक जादू नही है, यह एक खेल है. एक गेम है. जो की…

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8 Mind-Blowing Optical Illusions

This video is an illusion. It might seem like I’m moving around, but I’m not. I’m just a series of completely still images flashing quickly before your eyes. Your brain is stitching those frames together to create the perception that I’m moving around like I would be if I were right there in front of…

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