Friday, August 27, 2010

Virtual Trail

Big Nose, Big Heart
"Your point then is, we could learn more about real-time indexing for the long term by looking at the biological instance of olfaction?"

" I hadn't put it into words yet, so thank you.  And yes."

Associating the slower moving chemoreception input stream with categories of perception. In so doing, facilitating an updateble map of the experience. As we have discussed, tagging of all types is highly useful in linking disparate perceptions in truly novel ways.

"She will remember you for her entire lifetime if you get the opportunity to blow into her trunk."

"Like emotion, odor information is not often communicated without first translating it to the aural and/or visual medium. In humans, that is."

After mulling it over for a few seconds he said, "You lost me there."

"Sorry, still getting my thoughts in order.  Lets come back, later. We can pick up where we left off."

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