Why Do Our Brains Tell Us This Story? - Deepstash

Why Do Our Brains Tell Us This Story?

The personal narrative is important because it provides information to be stored in our autobiographical memory (the story we tell ourselves, about ourselves), and gives human beings a way of communicating the things we have perceived and experienced to others.


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“An idea is something that won’t work unless you do.” - Thomas A. Edison

If consciousness is analogous to the rainbow which accompanies physical processes in the atmosphere but exerts no influence over them, what does this mean for the rainbow and what for us?

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