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Is mental depth an illusion?

Professor Nick Chater challenges our intuitions about how the mind works.

In this opening video I begin to challenge our intuitions about how the mind works; both the intuitive perspective that we know our own minds and why we do or say something; and the alternative view that we have hidden depths which can only be uncovered using brain scans or clever psychotherapy.

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The Mind is Flat: The Shocking Shallowness of Human Psychology

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