Neatorama Posts Tagged "perception"
The Cheerleader Effect is Backed by Science...

The "Cheerleader Effect" is a theory advanced by the character Barney Stinson on the TV show How I Met Your Mother (although it did not originate with him) that says women look more attractive in a group than they do ind...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/11/01/The-Cheerleader-Effect-is-Backed-by-Science/
This Is How Your Brain Works...

[http://youtu.be/JiTz2i4VHFw] (YouTube link)There's fast thinking and there's slow thinking, and if your consciousness mistakes one system for the other, you might come to the wrong conclusions. Still, if we didn't use f...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/04/This-Is-How-Your-Brain-Works/
The Psychology of Nakedness...

Conventional wisdom holds that seeing someone nake...  ...t that a glimpse of flesh strongly influences our perception of Erin/Aaron. When the pictures only showed a fa...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/02/the-psychology-of-nakedness/
The IKEA Effect...

Marketing lore and common sense tells us we value the things we make more than the things we buy already made. That even holds true when we assemble things from a kit, according to research published in the Journal of Co...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/23/the-ikea-effect/
The Human Visual Cortex Can Do Language, Too...

Brain scanning technology is teaching us how very versatile or brains are. For example, what is happening in the visual cortices of people who have been blind since birth? A series of experiments in which blind subjects...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/03/02/the-human-visual-cortex-can-do-language-too/
"Bias of Thoughts" Bookshelf...

Designer John Leung from ClarkeHopkinsClarke Architects presents the "Bias of Thoughts" Bookshelf. How does this illusion work? You can figure it out by seeing pictures of the bookshelf from different angles and a vi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/03/02/bias-of-thoughts-bookshelf/
The Strange-face-in-the-mirror Illusion...

The old parlor trick of staring at yourself in a mirror until your face starts to change has now been studied scientifically. Giovanni Caputo led a study in which 50 people tried the trick and reported their reactions.At...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/09/19/the-strange-face-in-the-mirror-illusion/
The Moon Illusion...

When you see the moon rising or setting over the landscape, it seems so big and close that you could reach out and touch it. Then a couple of hours later when it's high in the sky, it seems so much smaller! Why does the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/05/13/the-moon-illusion/
Math and Hallucinations...

Is there something in our brains that make humans see the same geometric patterns during drug use, illness, or near-death experiences? Even pressing on our eyes can induce the same spirals other people see. Research by p...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/02/17/math-and-hallucinations/
People Hear with Their Skin, As Well As Their Ears...

According to a new study published in Nature, our skin helps us decipher the sounds we hear with our ears. Blindfolded volunteers listened to the "pa", "ta", "da", and "ba" sounds. Unknown to the participant, a puff of a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/11/26/people-hear-with-their-skin-as-well-as-their-ears/




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