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The brain and illusions
What can illusions teach us about the brain?
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BrainBashers : Optical Illusions

BrainBashers : Optical Illusions | The brain and illusions | Scoop.it
Optical illusions and other visual oddities.
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"When read from close-up the image reads 'Close', but as you move further away more text is revealed."

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Linguistic Illusions Probe How Language Works | Inside NOVA | PBS

Linguistic Illusions Probe How Language Works | Inside NOVA | PBS | The brain and illusions | Scoop.it

Optical illusions and magic tricks can illuminate how the brain's visual systems are wired; NOVA scienceNOW's Magic and the Brain showed how. But can we learn about language processing in the same way?

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