Can a brain think a finite or infinite number of thoughts?

A few weeks ago, my son Ilaij asked me to post the following poll to twitter: Part of the story was covered by Vox. But several people asked about Ilaij's own answer and motivations. He really wants to share his thoughts, so I decided to write this blog. Let me start with a recap of [...]

Water lilies

I posted this imaginary scenario and poll on Twitter. The scenario was inspired by a classic problem used in psychological research on insight problem solving. Here is the classic version of the problem:1 Water lilies double in area every 24 h. At the beginning of summer there is one water lily on the [...]