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Distributing Cognition : from Local Brains to the Global Brain

  title={Distributing Cognition : from Local Brains to the Global Brain},
  • Published 2014
  • Psychology
We show how the externalization of our local brain functions is leading to a planetary level intelligence, or global brain. We argue that this mechanism of externalizing cognitive functions is a fundamental driver towards an ever smarter human-machine symbiosis. We discuss implications and applications of externalizing various cognitive functions such as memory, computation, hearing, vision, brainstorming, reasoning, navigation, emotions and actions. We illustrate the scenario with a fictional… 
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