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metabolic price of cognitive capacity


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  • That's one Pop-Tart more than I ate for lunch! Good goin' c_b. Must be why my brain's thumpin' like a washing machine in the spin cycle. *holds head*

    July 28, 2009

  • Wow. My brain must be really friggin' stabilized, since I'm eating a Pop-Tart for lunch.

    July 11, 2009

  • "If a biological brain wants to develop a new cognitive capacity, it must pay a price. The currency in which the price is paid is sugar. Additional energy must be made available and more glucose must be burned to develop and stabilize this new capacity."

    Thomas Metzinger, The Ego Tunnel, p. 43

    July 11, 2009