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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.

2011-04-12 11:17:15

We all move around in a protective bubble of "near space," more commonly known as "personal space."

2010-06-15 15:37:07

Even before they learn to speak, babies are organizing information about numbers, space and time in more complex ways than previously realized.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.