Quote of the Day – The Code of Consciousness

The code used to register information in the brain is of little importance in determining what we perceive, so long as the code is used appropriately by the brain to determine our actions. For example, no one today thinks that in order to perceive redness some kind of red fluid must ooze out of neurons in the brain. Similarly, to perceive the world as right side up, the retinal image need not be right side up


J. Kevin O’Regan, Why Red Doesn’t Sound Like a Bell, p. 6


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