Revistes Catalanes amb Accés Obert (RACO)

El sabor del olvido

Elsa Plaza


We all know that, in some circumstances, something random may free an unexpected exuberance of sensations and images, which we perceive as intuitive sparks. Nonetheless, for practical purposes, we are constantly removing the excess elements from our daily experience. It would appear that, if this selection process did not take place and we were aware of each stimulus that impresses our senses, as in the overflowing world proposed by Kandinsky, we would probably remain trapped in pure sensation. This is the case of the mnemotechnical man studied by the neuropsychologist Luria. In order to revert these intuitive flashes into practice it would be necessary to discover a certain rationality in this randomness.

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