#insight #topic-to-contemplate
  • Most of the thoughts are either verbalized, visualized, or acted upon.
  • Neither verbalization nor visualization are essential to understanding the thought. When you start verbalizing a thought, you already know how it’ll end.
  • Verbalization can be either internal or out loud.
  • Thought can go along with an action (though if you observe closely, you don’t know how and when exactly you perform the action).
  • Verbalization/visualization is probably to activate the language/image processing parts of the brain(?)

    • From Weinschenk2011: the visual cortex is more active when we’re imagining a thing than when we actually perceive it.
  • Thoughts are kinda discrete.


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