Latest Hollow-Face illusion Stories

2009-04-06 09:25:36

Patients with schizophrenia are able to correctly see through an illusion known as the "Ëœhollow mask' illusion, probably because their brain disconnects "Ëœwhat the eyes see' from what "Ëœthe brain thinks it is seeing', according to a joint UK and German study published in the journal NeuroImage. The findings shed light on why cannabis users may also be less deceived by the illusion whilst on the drug. People with schizophrenia, a mental illness affecting about...

2005-06-22 13:25:00

Rockville, Md. "“ A person's prior knowledge of the geometry of faces affects his or her ability to estimate distance and complete visually guided reaching tasks according to a study published in the June issue of Journal of Vision, an online, free access publication of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO). In a joint study by the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, and the University of Giessen and the Max-Planck-Institute Tuebingen, both in Germany,...

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