A storm of sense data

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A note for Lesson no. 6, "Brains Make More Than One Kind of Mind," in Seven and a Half Lessons About the Brain by Lisa Feldman Barrett.
Some context from page 106 is:

...your organs, hormones, and immune system are producing a storm of sense data, and you’re barely aware of it.

Your brain is constantly modeling the state of your body. This is called interoception.[1]

See also


  1. Craig, A. D. 2015. How Do You Feel? An Interoceptive Moment with Your Neurobiological Self. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press