Neuroplasticity is awesome, transhumanists rejoice. Non-visual processing in the visual cortex.
. Random thought: could this mean we be able to train our brains to process entirely new classes of sensory information generated by implants?
▮ Researchers showed that an inanimate bar of iron was capable of making decisions
. “These results imply that various physical systems in which some conservation law holds can be used to implement an efficient ‘decision-making object’”. There seems to be an emerging wave of science around panpsychism. E.g. Tononi’s Integrated Information Theory of Consciousness, see AEV issue 11