Are We In A Computer Simulation?
This new scientist article contains the idea that such other-dimensional representations of reality is what takes shape in our minds. This link is to add to sbf's comment:
.. the possibility that a philosopher or a computer scientist may have insights into the nature of reality that I am not.." sbf
The article argues that 7 dimensional structures are created in the brain to establish perhaps even consciousness.
a simulation not of us, but of a greater reality in our brain.