Interview by Ramsen Shamon for Medill News Service


Peter Hancock, a professor of psychology at the University of Central Florida discusses the connection between what one sees and the functions of the brain: “All of reality occurs inside the brain. And so, something that occurs inside the brain whether it’s due to a pathology or not, or whether it’s due to an external problem in the environment is just as real to those people as what we normally think of as real experiences. It’s wrong to dismiss them [as] out of hand. It is right to take all the positive elements of that experience.”
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