Do we see reality as it is? Cognitive psychologist, Donald Hoffman explains how our perceptions have evolved to become like a computer interface and what real-life implications this has today.
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Donald Hoffman: Donald Hoffman is an American cognitive psychologist at the University of California, Irvine. His forthcoming book, 'The Case Against Reality', argues that perception doesn’t present things as they are but instead acts like a desktop interface enabling us to interact with the world.
For more from Donald Hoffman, watch him debate his ideas in The Reality Illusion | Full Debate | Donald Hoffman, Maria Baghramian, Hilary Lawsonhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oUWaEwbLkzQ
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