The brain and illusions
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What can illusions teach us about the brain?
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10) A Volcanic Elephant : DNews

10) A Volcanic Elephant : DNews | The brain and illusions | Scoop.it
We've all seen familiar objects in random shapes, but what are the top ten examples of pareidolia on Mars?
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Make (non)sense out of random shapes on Mars.

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Seeing Things On Mars: A Long History of Martian Illusions and Human Delusions |Pareidolia & Optical Illusions | Life's Little Mysteries

Seeing Things On Mars: A Long History of Martian Illusions and Human Delusions |Pareidolia & Optical Illusions | Life's Little Mysteries | The brain and illusions | Scoop.it
Humans often experience pareidolia—seeing human-like faces and objects that aren't really there. We have a long history of seeing signs of life on Mars that are really just optical illusions.
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