An app or a smart watch to regulate your body budget
A note for Lesson no. 6, "Brains Make More Than One Kind of Mind," in Lisa Feldman Barrett.
Some context from page 106 is:
Ideally, evolution would have given you something more specific, like an app or a smart watch to regulate your body budget precisely.
This analogy also appears in my 2018 TEDx Talk...
This general idea came from a conversation with my fitness coach, Michael Alves, who suggested the futuristic possibility of a microchip or smart watch that could directly sense specific nutrient needs and make on-the-spot dietary recommendations. I first presented the idea in my 2018 TEDx Talk.