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50 Faces in Everyday Places

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  Have you ever looked at an object or building and thought, "hey that kind of looks like a face!"? It's actually a psychological phenomenon known as pareidolia. Pareidolia involves a vague and random stimulus (often an image or sound) being perceived as significant; it’s a form of apophenia (seeing meaningful patterns or connections in random or meaningless data).


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Cool:)

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Seth Dixon's curator insight, May 7, 2013 2:30 PM

Just for fun...

Juan Daniel Castillo's curator insight, May 10, 2013 6:12 AM

Sería intetresante medir este tipo de percepciones y su influencia en estudios geográficos colectivos, partiendo del supuesto que los patrones que observa cada persona, los asocia desde luego, a su propio conocimiento ...

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Mercator Puzzle

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This is great fun! A little tricky at first though:)

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Ann-Laure Liéval's curator insight, February 2, 2013 6:26 AM

Des cartes pour comprendre le monde: comprendre la projection Mercator avec ce puzzle en ligne.

Kristen McDaniel's curator insight, February 11, 2013 12:03 PM

Great site to show projection and changes in perception on maps.  

John Nieuwendyk's curator insight, December 17, 2014 5:45 PM

This mercator puzzle was especially interesting. It illustrated how various countries look on a mercator map compared to other maps.