News tagged with visual illusion
(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 |
(Medical Xpress)—The fascinating but deeply weird illusion of the scintillating grid, where the grid appears to sparkle, has been shown to be more sparkly when you view it with both eyes rather than one ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 2 |
Barrow Neurological Institute researchers Jorge Otero-Millan, Stephen Macknik, and Susana Martinez-Conde share the recent cover of the Journal of Neuroscience in a compelling study into why illusions trick our brains. Barrow ...
Neuroscience May 01, 2012 | 4 / 5 (3) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Researchers at the University of Sydney have thrown new light on the tricks the brain plays as it struggles to make sense of the visual and other sensory signals it constantly receives.
Neuroscience Apr 24, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 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 |
A new visual illusion has shed light on a long-standing mystery about how the brain works out the 3-D shapes of objects.
Neuroscience Dec 07, 2011 | 5 / 5 (6) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- We experience an interesting phenomenon when the contrast of an image flickers as it moves across our visual field namely, an illusory reversal in the direction of motion. Moreover, ...
Neuroscience Jun 22, 2011 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Imagine shrinking to the size of a doll in your sleep. When you wake up, will you perceive yourself as tiny or the world as being populated by giants? Researchers at Karolinska Institutet ...
Psychology & Psychiatry May 25, 2011 | 4 / 5 (1) | 6 |