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Qualia – Pictured

What we experience: Qualia

What we experience:
Qualia

What the neuroscientist describes: Brain Maps

What the neuroscientist describes:
Brain Maps

*Source: Nagi Hatoum, M.D., M.S.E.E, Biotele.com/qualia.htm
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