Reasoning, Planning and Solving Problems

  1. Intelligence arises as the brain reasons, plans, and solves problems.
    1. The brain makes sense of the world by using all available information, including senses, emotions, instincts, and remembered experiences.
    2. Emotions are based on value judgments made by our brains and are manifested by feelings as basic as love and anger and as complex as empathy and hate.
    3. The brain learns from experiences and makes predictions about best actions in response to present and future challenges.
    4. Consciousness depends on normal activity of the brain.

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