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Need Proof That We’re Visual Beings?


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In our introductory post, we wrote “let’s face it. We’re visual beings.” Here’s proof:

Kalliopi Monoyios About the Author: Kalliopi Monoyios is an independent science illustrator. She has illustrated several popular science books including Neil Shubin's Your Inner Fish and The Universe Within, and Jerry Coyne's Why Evolution is True. Find her at www.kalliopimonoyios.com. Follow on Twitter @symbiartic.

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  1. 1. theurbanartisan 2:46 pm 02/28/2014

    Seriously….?

    Is this a joke…?

    One sound is produced with the bottom lip rubbing against the teeth…it creates the “vah” sound. The other is produced by only the lips touching…not only does it look different, they are two entirely different sounds whether you watch it or not. This kind of nonsense really irks me.

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