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Time, flow, and space

  • Craig Callender (a1)


Does a temporal dual process theory explain the illusive flow of time? I point out one shortcoming of such a theory and propose an alternative that does not require either dual cognitive processes or demand such a stark asymmetry between space and time in the brain.



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Time, flow, and space

  • Craig Callender (a1)


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