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adapt
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Definition
changed to fit a different situation; or made suitable
  • That's the power of our adaptive unconscious.
    Introduction (73% in)
  • The part of our brain that leaps to conclusions like this is called the adaptive unconscious, and the study of this kind of decision making is one of the most important new fields in psychology.
    Introduction (57% in)
  • The adaptive unconscious is not to be confused with the unconscious described by Sigmund Freud, which was a dark and murky place filled with desires and memories and fantasies that were too disturbing for us to think about consciously.
    Introduction (58% in)
  • This new notion of the adaptive unconscious is thought of, instead, as a kind of giant computer that quickly and quietly processes a lot of the data we need in order to keep functioning as human beings.
    Introduction (59% in)
  • The adaptive unconscious does an excellent job of sizing up the world, warning people of danger, setting goals, and initiating action in a sophisticated and efficient manner. processes a lot of the data we need in order to keep functioning as human beings.
    Introduction (62% in)
  • The adaptive unconscious does an excellent job of sizing up the world, warning people of danger, setting goals, and initiating action in a sophisticated and efficient manner.
    Introduction (66% in)
  • But, in fact, what I was also doing was making the big computer in your brain—your adaptive unconscious—think about the state of being old.
    Two — The Locked Door (21% in)
  • But, in fact, what I was also doing was making the big computer in your brain—your adaptive unconscious—think about the state of being old.
    Two — The Locked Door (23% in)

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