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Did I Do That?

How the brain learns causality

When you’re caught in a 3,000-year-old trap in the inner chamber of the pyramid of Ramses II, you need to discover the escape mechanism, fast, before imminent impalement by the descending ceiling of spikes. Having wildly flailed around, randomly pushing bricks in the hope one would slide in, running your hand over the carvings on the sarcophagus, thrusting the gold mask back on the…

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