On 9/2/2013 7:34 AM, chris peck wrote:
The study you're citing firstly claims the 60% of the variance they uncovered is explained by 'spontaneous' brain activity not 60% of all brain activity. More importantly, by spontaneous they just mean brain activity that has not been triggered by external stimuli:

And how could they possibly know whether some brain event was triggered by a stored perception of you grandmother when you were five? All they can say is it wasn't triggered by a *present* external stimuli.


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