News tagged with optical illusions
(Medical Xpress)—Optical illusions abound in human visual perception, as demonstrated by the following well-known examples. Although many are static illusions, motion illusions also occur. Recently, scientists ...
Neuroscience Apr 23, 2013 | 3 / 5 (2) | 2 |
Supposedly 'primitive' reflexes may involve more sophisticated brain function than previously thought, according to researchers at Imperial College London.
Neuroscience Feb 14, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Golfers looking to improve their putting may find an advantage in visualizing the hole as bigger, according to a new study from Purdue University.
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
One cup or two faces? What we believe we see in one of the most famous optical illusions changes in a split second; and so does the path that the information takes in the brain. In a new theoretical study, ...
Neuroscience Mar 23, 2012 | 4.8 / 5 (8) | 1 |
(Medical Xpress) -- We all know that our pupils contract when our eyes are exposed to increases in the brightness of light. The reason is to both protect the delicate inner workings of our eyes and to help ...
Neuroscience Jan 25, 2012 | 4.8 / 5 (6) | 2 |
New research by psychologists at Queen Mary, University of London has revealed that the way we see the world might depend on reflexes in the brain.
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 07, 2011 | 4 / 5 (2) | 1 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Scientists have come up with new insight into the brain processes that cause the following optical illusion:
Neuroscience Jun 27, 2011 | 4.4 / 5 (9) | 3 |