Get to know the fascinating galaxy that you have inside your head

What’s harder to understand, a human brain or the Universe? World Science Festival, Nov 15, 2016.

Compression enables sensory integration. Sensory integration enables abstraction. Abstraction permits your highly complex brain to issue flexible predictions based on the functions of things rather than on their physical form. That is creativity. And you can share these predictions by way of communication, cooperation, and copying. That is how the Five Cs empower a human brain to create and share social reality.

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