Mindworks

By Ernst Pöppel,

Book cover of Mindworks: Time and Conscious Experience

Book description

Discusses the nature of time, suggests a hierarchical model of human temporal experience, and proposes a new definition of consciousness

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1 author picked Mindworks as one of their favorite books. Why do they recommend it?

When I moved to San Diego I began to get interested in time perception as well as the physics of time. My colleague Patrica Churchland kindly gave me this book to read. It’s a popular, accessible book on cognitive science and time perception. I couldn’t put it down. For sure it changed my academic path. I knew the mind plays all kinds of tricks on us, but the way it creates our inner sense of time experience still amazes me. 

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