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Can Science Explain The Human Mind?

Science will one day explain visual perception and memory loss. But will it also explain romantic love and morality? Tania Lombrozo considers people's beliefs about what science can and can't explain.
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In The Devil's Dictionary, Ambrose Bierce describes the mind as "a mysterious form of matter secreted by the brain," engaged in a futile attempt to understand itself "with nothing but itself to know itself with."

Questions about the limits of self-understanding have persisted long after Bierce's 1911 publication. One user on : "Is the human brain intelligent enough to fully understand itself?" A satirical headline at that psychology has come to a halt as "weary researchers say the mind cannot

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