Episode 2: Filters, Direct Perception and the Filter Grounding Problem

Dr. Igor Dolgov, Asst. Prof. Engineering Psychology, New Mexico State University

The universal truths described in many animist, pagan, and eastern traditions argue for a psychological theory that can represent embodied experience as a platform for modeling mental processes. An ecological framework is proposed that incorporates the teaching of pan-cultural traditions into a more comprehensive model of consciousness, capable of accommodating the experiences of everyday life, as well as those of functional altered states of consciousness and of many phenomena regarded as anomalous.