Latest Philosophy of perception Stories
Our senses aren’t just delivering a strict view of what’s going on in the world; they’re affected by what’s going on in our heads.
An essential question confronting neuroscientists and computer vision researchers alike is how objects can be identified by simply "looking" at an image.
Our senses of sight and hearing work closely together, perhaps more than people realize, a new UCLA psychology study shows.
Imagine you are playing ping-pong with a friend.
Over the years pianists develop a particularly acute sense of the temporal correlation between the movements of the piano keys and the sound of the notes played.
Researchers at the University of Tampere and the Aalto University, Finland, have shown that the perception of nude bodies is boosted at an early stage of visual processing.
Vision is amazing because it seems so mundane.
They demonstrate more specifically that when we need to concentrate, this network disrupts the activation of other specialized neurones when it is not deactivated enough.
A research team that included Hamilton E. Farris, PhD, Research Assistant Professor of Neuroscience and Otorhinolaryngology at LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans, reveals that two entirely different species show similar perception of auditory cues that drive basic biological functions; that these perceptions may be universally shared among animals; and that such perception may also limit the evolution of communication signals.
Taking a trip down memory lane while you are driving could land you in a roadside ditch, new research indicates.