Becoming

Data Collection Decision Criteria

 

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bottom up – data driven pleasure/pain

filters

epigenetic rules

cognitive algorithms

cognitive structures

1 2 3 4 5

comparison Association

1 2 3 4 5

pattern formation

1 2 3 4 5 cause/effect

hypothesis creation

1 2 3 4 5

Affirmation/disconfirmation

1 2 3 4 5 good/bad

multiple reiteration

theory of meaning

1 2 3 4 5

top down – theory driven affirmation/denial true/false

1 2 3 4 5

confirmation bias

1 23 4 5

If 1/2 consider true, good &/or pleasurable

If 3 – assimilate – change to fit theory

If 4 or 5 weak – ignore as not true

If 4 powerful – change theory to accommodate

If 5 powerful – change theory to accommodate or decompensate

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