We remember our future so our brain won't get tired

(Eye mechanism from a Zoltar fortune teller machine)

"Researchers have discovered that the brain saves energy by predicting what it is likely to see. According to scientists... the visual cortex does not simply react to visual stimuli but proactively predicts what it is likely to see in any given context - for example, within familiar environments such as your house or office."

Read article at physorg.com>>

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