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Date: March 31, 2016

"My mind is cloudy on these points."

— Castle, Terry (b. 1953)

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Date: April 18, 2016

"Lucinda, when I finally forced her to start watching, correctly told me to stop bitching about the dragons: they were part of the deal, the price of voluntarily lowering oneself into the pit of the brain."

— James, Clive (b. 1939)

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Date: May 28, 2016

"It occurred to me that of all mind-boiling aspects of the current presidential race, the worst part was arguing with people whom I considered friends."

— Flores, Jake

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Date: May 28, 2016

"The human brain is a pattern-matching machine."

— Vanderbilt, Tom (b. 1968)

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Date: June 5, 2016

"They [brain and heart] talk like best friends via the common carotid artery, which sends blood from the heart to the brain at a running speed of three feet per second."

— Hill, Melissa

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Date: June 5, 2016

"Professor Sunstein's talk turned out to be a success, and his wife was on board when he decided to give book-length treatment to the ideas rattling around in his brain."

— Rosman, Katherine

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Date: July 8, 2016

"I read it in snatches, my brain jamming."

— Couzin-Frankel, Jennifer

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Date: 2016

"You were one of them, / weren't you, with death / itching in the brain like a cloud of midges?"

— Guest, Paul

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Date: July 18, 2016

"Introspection, 'the mind's eye,' assures us with the greatest confidence that it is the best, in some cases the only authority on how the mind works, because we all think it has direct, first person access to itself."

— Rosenberg, Alex (August 8, 1946)

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Date: July 18, 2016

"The most widely accepted psychologist's theory of consciousness identifies it as a mode of 'global broadcast' solely from sensory modalities to 'executive' -- deciding, and 'affective' -- feeling systems that act on this sensory input."

— Rosenberg, Alex (August 8, 1946)

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The Mind is a Metaphor is authored by Brad Pasanek, Assistant Professor of English, University of Virginia.