Key Points From studies of patients with split brains, anosognosia, and Korsakoff’s syndrome comes the the concept of the interpreter, an area in the dominant hemisphere that’s in charge of explaining our own behavior. As discussed in the prior episode
Key Points In recent years, neuroscience research has revealed that the majority (up to 95%, by some estimates) of the neural networks that support cognitive function are housed in circuity that is largely segregated, or walled off, from the networks
Key Points Mental Models are cognitive filters for extracting different kinds of information from phenomena in our world. In Charlie Munger’s words, they form a “latticework of theory” upon which we can hang facts about the world. The more models
KEY POINTS from Episode 1 1. The Central Thesis: The human brain has far more potential than most realize, and releasing that potential requires that we understand and address the ways in which its function is limited, or “shackled”. 2.