“Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one.”- Albert Einstein

– Posted in: Psychology, Wellbeing

Recent advances in brain scan technology have shown that we get 80% more information back from our visual cortex than is received by our eyes. That means that 80% of our experience of reality comes from within our own brain. Someone once challenged me about this and I asked him to look around the restaurant we were in and asked him to describe what he saw, he chose to describe a wall. He described its height, colour, texture, the clay the brick from which the bricks were made and how the ‘rustic effect’ was not to his taste. He described HIS reality perfectly…..

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