- From Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia A Bicameral system of government is one where there are two legislative or parliamentary chambers. The word comes from the Latin "bi" (meaning two) and "camera" (meaning chamber). In most cases they have different numbers of members.
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Bicameralism (the condition of being divided into "two-chambers") is a controversial hypothesis in psychology and neuroscience which argues that the human mind once operated in a state in which cognitive functions were divided between one part of the brain which appears to be "speaking", and a second part which listens and obeys—a bicameral mind, and that the evolutionary breakdown of this division gave rise to consciousness in humans.
A bicameral legislature has legislators in two separate assemblies, chambers, or houses. Bicameralism is distinguished from unicameralism, in which all members deliberate and vote as a single group, and from some legislatures that have three or more separate assemblies, chambers, or houses. As of 2015
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"The Bicameral Mind" is the tenth episode and the first season finale of the HBO science fiction western thriller television series Westworld. The episode aired on December 4, 2016. It received positive reviews from critics, who cited Anthony Hopkins's performance in particular. The title references bicameralism, a hypothesis about the evolution of consciousness that serves as a subtext throughout the series.
The Man in Black confronts Dolores about Wyatt and, in doing so, prompts her to experience more of her memories. She recalls that Arnold, unable to create consciousness in her in time, instead had her kill all of the other hosts, then himself, then herself, in an effort to stop the park from opening. The Man in Black becomes furious when she fails to answer him, but she asserts that William will save her. The Man in Black reveals he is William. He visited the park thirty years ago with his broth
"The Bicameral Mind" was written by Lisa Joy and Jonathan Nolan, and was directed by Nolan. The climax of the episode was filmed on a cold spring evening at Paramount Ranch in April 2016, with approximately 300 people on set. For that scene, Evan Rachel Wood had to repeatedly point a real gun at the back of Hopkins' head and pull the trigger, take after take. Although the gun was unloaded, it was still a "nerve-racking" experience for her, as she was aware of the ever-present risk of accidents w
"The Bicameral Mind" was watched in 2.24 million US households on its initial viewing, and gained a 1.0 rating in the 18–49 demographic.
"The Bicameral Mind" received highly positive reviews from critics. The episode has a 94% score on Rotten Tomatoes and has an average rating of 8.9 out of 10, based on 32 reviews. The site's consensus reads: "'The Bicameral Mind' brings Westworld's first season to an explosive en
Wikipedia's own article on the Supreme Soviet--the USSR's parliamentary body--lists it as bicameral (the Soviet of the Union, the Soviet of Nationalities). Side from the fact that it's listed under Russia (it should be a historical body, and is arguably not interchangeable with Russia), why is it described as unicameral?
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