The human brain is the main organ of the human nervous system and is unique due to it’s developed cerebral cortex.
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We know liberals and conservatives think differently, however science suggests differences not only in thinking process, but in brain structure as well.
Mirror neurons are neurons that “fire” when observing an action and when performing an action, this allows for learning through imitation (“mirroring”).
The speed and complexity of our thoughts exceed our abilities of language and communication, specifically our ability to convey complex ideas.
Language can be thought of as a system of communication that uses symbols to convey deep meaning. Symbols can be words, images, body language, sounds, etc.
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The Dunning–Kruger effect is when people over-estimate their competence in something due to a lack of experience in that thing.
All knowledge, all human understanding, can be said to be of four types: physical (empirical), logical (reason), ethical (philosophy in-action), and metaphysical (pure philosophy).
We discuss “giving names to concepts” (defining terms), identifying with terms, be identified by terms, and the implications of this.
Explicit bias is conscious bias, implicit bias is subconscious bias. Everyone has natural implicit and explicit bias, it’s part of being human and what shapes our actions and attitudes.
In pop-science, in reference to the brain, you’ll hear the terms “hardwired” and “softwired”, hardwired means genetically programed and softwired means learned.