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Gaze Perception Makes Your Brain Think You Are Being Stared At
2013-04-09 13:53:33

Like the old saying, “I’m not paranoid. They really are out to get me,” vision scientists have determined individuals will likely think people are staring at them even when they aren’t. While this fact has been determined, the theories behind why it is so are varied and interesting.


Word of the Day
fleuron
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
[ "The word 'fleuron' comes from French."]