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2011-12-09 16:24:38

Our senses of sight and hearing work closely together, perhaps more than people realize, a new UCLA psychology study shows. "If we think of the perceptual system as a democracy where each sense is like a person casting a vote and all votes are counted to reach a decision – although not all votes are counted equally – what our study shows is that the voters talk to one another and influence one another even before each casts a vote," said Ladan Shams, a UCLA associate professor...

2011-03-09 14:48:17

Max Planck scientists show how flexibly the brain processes images Our brains process many more stimuli than we become aware of. Often images enter our brain without being noticed: visual information is being processed, but does not reach consciousness, that is, we do not have an impression of it. Then, what is the difference between conscious and unconscious perception, and can both forms of perception be changed through practice? These questions are important not only for basic research,...

2010-07-29 07:30:00

RALEIGH, N.C., July 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Hosted Solutions, the East Coast's premier provider of enterprise-class managed hosting solutions, today announced that Percept Research, a worldwide source for high-quality marketing research and consulting services in both the commercial and academic sectors, has selected Hosted Solutions to deliver a full range of managed hosting services. The companies said that Hosted Solutions is providing a dedicated server solution for Percept Research,...

2008-09-04 12:00:18

MUMBAI, India, September 4 /PRNewswire/ -- PERCEPT PICTURE COMPANY has made Indian cinema proud by creating a significant impact at the TORONTO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 2008. The Toronto Film Festival ranks among the most prestigious international film festivals in the world. To view the Multimedia News Release, go to: http://www.prnewswire.com/mnr/perceptprofile/34765/ The Toronto festival organizers have announced two new Indian titles - Director Priyadarshan's period drama...


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