Category: posts by Rowena

Perception v Reality

“Perception is the brain’s best guess about what is happening in the outside world. Perception is inference.” Atul Gawande Our brain does a fair bit of guess work. It is constantly reviewing, sorting, filtering, ignoring, acting on a constant barrage of conscious and subconscious information that it receives both from inside the body and from the environment. It has to prioritise. It has… Read more →