The boundary between social reality and physical reality is porous
A note for Lesson no. 7, "Our Brains Can Create Reality," in Lisa Feldman Barrett.
Some context from page 111 is:
The boundary between social reality and physical reality is porous, and we can use scientific experiments to reveal this.
This porous boundary is easily revealed by experiments about the sense of taste...
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- Sörqvist, Patrik, Daniel Hedblom, Mattias Holmgren, Andreas Haga, Linda Langeborg, Anatole Nöstl, and Jonas Kågström. 2013. “Who Needs Cream and Sugar When There is Eco-Labeling? Taste and Willingness to Pay for ‘Eco-Friendly’ Coffee” PLoS One 8 (12): 1–9.