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What can illusions teach us about the brain?
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10 Questions To Distinguish Real From Fake Science - Forbes

10 Questions To Distinguish Real From Fake Science - Forbes | The brain and illusions | Scoop.it

"Pseudosciences are usually pretty easily identified by their emphasis on confirmation over refutation, on physically impossible claims, and on terms charged with emotion or false "sciencey-ness," which is kind of like "truthiness" minus Stephen Colbert"

[10 ways to tell fake science from the real thing]

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» How Does the Brain Perceive Art?

» How Does the Brain Perceive Art? | The brain and illusions | Scoop.it
A clever neuroscience experiment showed most people's brains can't detect any difference between a real Rembrandt and a fake. The findings pair nicely with studies of wine tasting. Frontal Cortex blogger Jonah Lehrer reports.
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