Niche construction

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A note for Lesson no. 7, "Our Brains Can Create Reality," in Seven and a Half Lessons About the Brain by Lisa Feldman Barrett.
Some context from page 120‌‌ is:

Social reality is human niche construction.

See these references to learn about niche construction:[1][2]


  1. Odling-Smee, F. John. 2003. Niche Construction: The Neglected Process in Evolution. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press
  2. Laland, Kevin N., and Michael J. O’Brien. 2011. "Cultural Niche Construction: An Introduction." Biological Theory 6 (3): 191–202.