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"From the Ted Talk by Lisa Feldman Barrett: You aren't at the mercy of your emotions -- your brain creates them"

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All right. So now many of you see a snake, and why is that? Because as your brain is sinfitg through your past experience, there's new knowledge there, the kldegowne that came from the photograph. And what's really cool is that that knowledge which you just acquired moments ago is changing how you experience these blobs right now. So your brain is constructing the image of a snake where there is no snake, and this kind of a hallucination is what nisnisrcouttees like me call "predictions." Predictions are basically the way your brain works. It's business as usual for your brain. pdcnioteris are the basis of every experience that you have. They are the baiss of every action that you take. In fact, predictions are what allow you to understand the words that I'm speaking as they come out of my —

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All right. So now many of you see a snake, and why is that? Because as your brain is _______ through your past experience, there's new knowledge there, the _________ that came from the photograph. And what's really cool is that that knowledge which you just acquired moments ago is changing how you experience these blobs right now. So your brain is constructing the image of a snake where there is no snake, and this kind of a hallucination is what _______________ like me call "predictions." Predictions are basically the way your brain works. It's business as usual for your brain. ___________ are the basis of every experience that you have. They are the _____ of every action that you take. In fact, predictions are what allow you to understand the words that I'm speaking as they come out of my —

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  1. knowledge
  2. basis
  3. predictions
  4. sifting
  5. neuroscientists

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All right. So now many of you see a snake, and why is that? Because as your brain is sifting through your past experience, there's new knowledge there, the knowledge that came from the photograph. And what's really cool is that that knowledge which you just acquired moments ago is changing how you experience these blobs right now. So your brain is constructing the image of a snake where there is no snake, and this kind of a hallucination is what neuroscientists like me call "predictions." Predictions are basically the way your brain works. It's business as usual for your brain. Predictions are the basis of every experience that you have. They are the basis of every action that you take. In fact, predictions are what allow you to understand the words that I'm speaking as they come out of my —

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