Explanation of Entropic Brain & Primary Consciousness / Secondary Consciousness

The Entropic Brain concept is a model of brain function developed by a team of researchers led by Robin Carhart-Harris at Imperial College in the UK. It suggests that there are two types of consciousness: primary and secondary. The early brain, which generates primary consciousness, is spontaneous and unbiased, and primarily comes from the senses. The later brain, which generates secondary consciousness, is an organizer that tries to make sense of the information from the early brain. When the secondary consciousness encounters a problem that it cannot solve, it shifts to primary consciousness to access new, unstructured information and bring it back to create a higher order in the secondary consciousness. This model is useful in understanding how the brain naturally changes and adapts to new situations.

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