Before developing perceptual constancy, three- to four-month-old babies have a striking ability to see image differences that are invisible to adults. They lose this superior skill around the age of five months
In memory of the artist David Bowie, who died on Sunday, January 10, we feature here an excerpt of the movie Labyrinth, with Bowie performing contact juggling as the Goblin King.
The trick may be to focus on leaving your old "inferior self" behind
The white in the middle of this lightsaber can’t be any whiter than the white background that your screen generates: but it nevertheless appears brighter.
Don’t miss the new neuro-magic video at Scientific American, featuring the amazing Joshua Jay!
Contestants are invited to submit 1-minute YouTube videos featuring novel illusions (unpublished, or published no earlier than 2015) of all sensory modalities (visual, auditory, etc.). The content of the 1-minute video presenting your illusion is solely up to you, and the only requirement is that it wows all viewers!
New research shows that a mere 8 days of training can reduce the size of the physiological blind spot.
Yesterday, the journal Nature published a short science fiction story that I wrote to explore the concept that we create reality in our own brains, irrespective of what the world outside may be like. It’s titled “Age progression.”
Hallucinations may arise from both imprecise sensory information and cognitive bias
On the night of June 7, 1525, the German Renaissance artist Albrecht Dürer dreamt about the Apocalypse. Captivated by the dream’s imagery, he committed it to a watercolor he rushed to paint after he woke
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