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"The feeling of certainty might be our default setting. (...) We believe we understand the world with detail and coherence, even though our folk theories are usually incomplete."
A number of studies across various domains– from juggling to taxi navigation to meditation to music to motor learning to processing speed– demonstrate the importance of experience on patterns of neural connectivity. Finally, the cognitive ability domain is catching up.
The brain can't engage in social and mechanical reasoning at the same time.
"The results provide evidence that the human executive system favors creativity for compensating its limited monitoring capacity" explained Dr. Koechlin