One fish spoils the whole pond, or one neuron disturbs the whole circuit

Neat summary of how neurons perceive similar images and what makes for faulty perception in the visual cortex Misfiring from jittery neurons sets fundamental limit on perception

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This article really highlights what stigmatization means and if I may add, highlights the possibility of a new kind of stigmatization that is on the horizon i.e. social-distancing-rule-breaking. BE KIND!

Rolling around lately in my mind has been strange juxtapositionings of ethical dynamics. This started because I began to ponder statistics of human deaths. And then pondering the emotional response to the coronavirus thing, an interesting situation presents itself. Let me see if I can spell it out in a simple way without getting too […]

via The Nature of Evil: Humans, Coronavirus and Addiction — The Philosophical Hack