Donald Hoffman - Does Evolutionary Psychology Explain Mind?

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In this step you'll learn about evolutionary psychology and evolutionary game theory. Evolutionary psychology is about understanding how natural selection has shaped us to have conscious experiences that reflect the state of the world. Evolutionary game theory is about creating worlds in the computer and creating organisms with perceptual systems tailored to the way we want to see the world. These simulations show that truth goes extinct almost all the time, and only has a chance of survival if Fitness functions are in some sense almost the same as the structure of the world.