From: Ben Goertzel (email@example.com)
Date: Mon Aug 26 2002 - 18:50:36 MDT
> I suppose that, as part of our ability to learn regularities in
> reality, we
> have emerged a strong capability to create complex hypothetical
> concepts --
> which may then be tested to see if they reflect regularities in reality.
> ### You expressed one of the ideas which is applied to explain
> schizophrenia - a failure of reality testing (implemented in the damaged
> prefrontal cortex) with intact generative functions of other parts of the
In fact, I wrote a brief essay on this topic -- "Hallucinations and Reality
Discrimination" -- some years ago...
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