What Is Real? The Neuroscience of Perception
You could say that we're all hallucinating all the time and when we agree on our hallucinations, that's what we call reality. - Anil Seth
In this imaginative and powerful story, neuroscientist Anil Seth explains how what we perceive isn’t an accurate reflection of a real, externally existing world. In fact, perception and hallucination are based on similar processes—they are our brain’s interpretation of myriad inputs.
All our perceptions are a kind of storytelling by the brain.
We can't perceive something unless we can imagine it. We can't imagine something unless we can perceive it.