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Humans trained to construct reality by evolution

Vision scientist says evolution has trained humans to construct reality, rather than to see the world as it truly is


Perception is not objective reality. Case in point: The above image is stationary and flat …just try telling your brain that. In his new book, The Case Against Reality, UCI cognitive scientist Donald Hoffman applies this concept to the whole of human consciousness—how we see, think, feel and interact with the world around us. And he thinks we've been looking at it all wrong.