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2009-06-08 10:55:51

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2009-06-03 07:51:53

Researchers at the Center for Molecular and Behavioral Neuroscience (CMBN) at Rutgers University in Newark have identified the need to develop a new framework for understanding “perceptual stability” and how we see the world with their discovery that visual input obtained during eye movements is being processed by the brain but blocked from awareness.

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2009-04-09 15:36:00

Motion illusions reveal new insights into perception.

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2009-02-12 09:24:54

We tend to think of speech as being something we hear, but recent studies suggest that we use a variety of senses for speech perception - that the brain treats speech as something we hear, see and even feel.

2009-02-02 15:53:22

Ever get a little motion sick from an illusion graphic designed to look like it's moving? A new study suggests that these illusions do more than trick the eye; they may also convince the brain that the graphic is actually moving.

2008-12-25 09:13:11

Dollar signs for eyes "“ cartoonists have been drawing them for years, and the artists, while whimsical, may have been onto something. According to new research from UC San Diego, areas of the brain responsible for vision respond more strongly to objects of value.Led by John Serences, assistant professor of psychology and head of the Perception and Cognition Lab at UC San Diego, the study is published in the Dec. 26 issue of the Cell Press journal Neuron.Past rewards influence how...

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2008-11-21 15:10:00

Barrow scientists solve 200-year-old scientific debate involving visual illusions.

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2008-11-18 15:37:02

New research has found that learning the name of a color changes the part of the brain that handles color perception.

2008-09-21 03:00:00

By Sparrow, Tom Sensation breaks up every system ... Emmanuel Levinas, Totality and Infinity It is both our panic and our privilege to be mortal and sense- full. We live on the leash of our senses. Although they enlarge us, they also limit and restrain us, but how beautifully.

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2008-07-18 08:20:00

Anyone who has seen an optical illusion can recall the quirky moment when you realize that the image being perceived is different from objective reality. Now, a team of scientists from MIT, Harvard and McGill has designed a new illusion involving the sense of touch, which is helping to glean new insights into perception and how different senses — such as touch and sight — work together.


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