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Frontiers for Young Minds

Now You See It, Now You Don’t: Interacting With Invisible Objects

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What do you do when you are playing in the park on a hot day and your parents offer you an ice cream? Most probably, you go running to them, keep your eyes on the delicious ice cream cone, and reach out to take it from them. Although this feels like the most natural thing [...]

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Observations

Blindsight: Seeing without knowing it

Patient TN and Lawrence Weiskrantz

Is it possible to see something without knowing you can see it? Maybe that’s not so hard to imagine if you think of subliminal images flashed for a frame or two on a movie screen—too quickly for you to see consciously but perhaps long enough to add a frisson of fear. (Those frames in The [...]

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