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Spatial Perception Influenced By Fear
2012-10-29 05:41:33

n the results of a groundbreaking study recently published in the journal Current Biology, two psychologists have shown that a sense of fear and impending danger can actually alter our perception of space and distances when we are being approached by a threatening object.

Spatial Perception Influenced By Fear
2012-10-22 12:48:06

Two psychologists recently demonstrated that a sense of fear and impending danger can change our spatial perception of an approaching object.

2010-06-15 14:11:31

Our brains contain a highly distorted model of our own bodies.


Word of the Day
dittany
  • An aromatic woolly plant (Origanum dictamnus) native to Crete, formerly believed to have magical powers.
The word 'dittany' may come from the name of Mount Diktē in Crete, where it was supposed to grow.
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