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Thinking through prior bodies: autonomic uncertainty and interoceptive self-inference

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The Bayesian brain hypothesis, as formalized by the free-energy principle, is ascendant in cognitive science. But, how does the Bayesian brain obtain prior beliefs? Veissière and colleagues argue that sociocultural interaction is one important source. We offer a complementary model in which "interoceptive self-inference" guides the estimation of expected uncertainty both in ourselves and in our social conspecifics.

Original languageEnglish
Article numbere91
JournalThe Behavioral and brain sciences
Pages (from-to)e91
Publication statusPublished - May 2020

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