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Ideasthesia: How do ideas feel? - Danko Nikolić

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The traditional model of our mental function is that first our senses provide data to our brain, which then translates those senses into the appropriate mental phenomena: light into visual images, air vibrations into auditory experiences, etc. But what if that process is actually occurring simultaneously? Danko Nikolić describes the theory of ideasthesia.

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  • Educator Danko Nikolić
  • Director Paula Spagnoletti, Celine Keller
  • Script Editor Alex Gendler
  • Narrator Addison Anderson

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