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"The World In Your Head: A Gestalt View of the Mechanism of Conscious Experience" represents a bold assault on one of the greatest unsolved mysteries in science: the nature of consciousness and the human mind.
Rather than examining the brain and nervous system to see what they tell us about the mind, this book begins with an examination of conscious experience to see what
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Published August 1st 2002 by Psychology Press (first published January 1st 2002)
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The World in your Head... Is an analysis of the the mechanism of human perception. Taking a holistic, Gestalt perspective it looks at what happens in the brain and nervous system that allows us to perceive reality around us in the brain - hence the title. The space we see before us when we open our eyes is actually an inward experience created by the complicated mechanism of our mind. A mechanism which Gestalt theory tries to unravel by examining cultural mechanisms like music, mathematics, art
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