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What can illusions teach us about the brain?
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Neuroskeptic: Geometric Illusions in Astronauts

Neuroskeptic: Geometric Illusions in Astronauts | The brain and illusions | Scoop.it

Authors Gilles Clement and colleagues of the impressively-named International Space University were interested in the effects of zero gravity on optical illusions and the perception of shape.

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New Scientist TV: Best illusions of 2012: Gravity-defying slope

You may not expect to see a ball slide up a slope. But a new trick shortlisted for the 2012 Best Illusion of the Year Contest makes it seem like it's possible to defy gravity.

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