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The Neurophysiological Implications of Spatial Perception

So lets say we agree that all of the information content of visual experience is explicitly encoded in the physical brain, and lets say we also agree that visual experience is three-dimensional and volumetric, in that every point in the volume of perceived space is experienced simultaneously and in parallel. What implications does this have on the neurophysiological representation in the brain?

Consider the experience of a block floating in space. The information content of this experience is equal to the information content of a museum diorama, or painted scale model of the spatial experience. How might such a structure be represented in the brain or in any artificial representation?

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