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Latest Illusion Stories

2013-09-07 23:03:27

Optical illusions on high-quality tee shirts have proven to be popular; fans range from kids to adults.

2013-04-28 23:02:07

Tees For Your Head's product offerings continue to expand, now offering a fun and geeky line of illusions to their tees, in sizes from toddler to 6XL. Santa

How Your Eyes Deceive You
2012-04-24 05:02:24

People rely on their eyes for most things they do – yet the information provided by our visual sensing system is often distorted, unreliable and subject to illusion.

2011-12-07 22:10:53

New research by psychologists at Queen Mary, University of London has revealed that the way we see the world might depend on reflexes in the brain.

2011-10-05 22:19:05

“False memories tend to get a bad rap,” says developmental psychologist Mark L. Howe, of Lancaster University in England.

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2011-06-29 07:10:00

Scientists have come up with new insight into the brain processes that cause the following optical illusion.

2011-03-23 13:42:18

New research provides the first evidence that sensory recalibration — the brain's automatic correcting of errors in our sensory or perceptual systems — can occur instantly.

2011-01-24 15:27:31

Can't help molding some snow into a ball and hurling it or tossing a stone as far into a lake as you can?

2010-12-21 23:27:42

A psychology professor has found that the way people perceive the Silhouette Illusion, a popular illusion that went viral and has received substantial online attention, has little to do with the viewers' personality, or whether they are left- or right-brained, despite the fact that the illusion is often used to test these attributes in popular e-quizzes.

2010-12-06 14:12:49

Wellcome Trust scientists have shown for the first time that exactly how we see our environment depends on the size of the visual part of our brain.


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  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.