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2013-11-14 11:46:40

Shifting the emphasis from gaze to hand, a study by Indiana University cognitive scientists provides compelling evidence for a new and possibly dominant way for social partners -- in this case, 1-year-olds and their parents -- to coordinate the process of joint attention, a key component of parent-child communication and early language learning.

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.

2012-04-19 23:01:08

Braco, Croatian Healer, visits San Francisco April 22-25, 2012 providing opportunity for skeptics and believers alike to test these healing experiences.

2011-02-24 21:14:14

Following others' gaze direction is an important source of information that helps to detect prey or predators, to notice important social events within one's social group and to predict the next actions of others.

2008-05-22 03:00:07

By Hamming, Jeanne Abstract: The author examines key films from the millennium's end: 12 Monkeys (1995), Dark City (1998), Fight Club (1999), and The Matrix (1999).


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.