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Reading over comments and

Reading over comments and after class on Tuesday I think that the idea of our brain functioning off of simply inputs and outputs is plausible, however it makes the brain seem linear and as mentioned by Emily it seems very limiting for other possible behaviors. Going back to the female cricket example, if it decided not to move either in the direction of the male or away from the male can also be interpreted as a possible output. However this concept of inputs and outputs makes me think our brain is like a computer, which is a concept that I am not ready to accept because that would mean that we would have to be programmed differently in order for us to react differently.

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