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Your reality is 15 seconds in the making

Your reality is 15 seconds in the making | Visual Heuristics | Scoop.it
When you really focus your attention on something, you're said to be "in the present moment." But a new piece of research suggests that the "present moment" is actually a chunk of the recent past, and it's about 15 seconds long. Jason Fischer of the University of California at Berkeley, the lead author of the study (paywall), said he wanted...
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pHash.org: Home of pHash, the open source perceptual hash library

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Image matching and analysis library

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Our brain good at vision multitasking: Study - The Times of India

Our brain good at vision multitasking: Study - The Times of India | Visual Heuristics | Scoop.it
When it comes to vision, the brain can perform more than one function without sacrificing time or accuracy.
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Hacker Reveals Bill Clinton’s Presidential Doodles | In the Air: Art News & Gossip | ARTINFO.com

Hacker Reveals Bill Clinton’s Presidential Doodles | In the Air: Art News & Gossip | ARTINFO.com | Visual Heuristics | Scoop.it
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The Unlikely Evolution Of The @ Symbol

The Unlikely Evolution Of The @ Symbol | Visual Heuristics | Scoop.it
Once a bookkeepers shorthand has become the fulcrum of our digital identities. How did that happen?
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Chinese designer depicts Eastern vs. Western human behaviors in clever pictographs

Chinese designer depicts Eastern vs. Western human behaviors in clever pictographs | Visual Heuristics | Scoop.it
We almost wonder whether Yang Liu, a Beijing-born designer who has lived in Germany since 1990, was tripping when she put together these hip, riddle-like pictographs that abstractly convey behavioral differences between Westerners and Easterns; or...
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Learning to Learn: fighting cognitive biases

Learning to Learn: fighting cognitive biases | Visual Heuristics | Scoop.it
Critical thinking is an increasingly important skill that has been overlooked by many as information becomes more accessible and superfluous.
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cognitive_bias

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_biases_in_judgement_and_decision_making

 

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Review: 'Simple yet visually consuming' work in drawing exhibit

Review: 'Simple yet visually consuming' work in drawing exhibit | Visual Heuristics | Scoop.it
There are questions that one will need to ask prior to viewing the 'Drawing Today: A Greater Lafayette Artist Invitational' exhibit currently on display in the Shook Room at the Art Museum of Greater Lafayette.
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All sizes | The Emotion Wheel: reference tool for drawing emotions on faces | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

All sizes | The Emotion Wheel: reference tool for drawing emotions on faces | Flickr - Photo Sharing! | Visual Heuristics | Scoop.it
Flickr is almost certainly the best online photo management and sharing application in the world.
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Codex Seraphinianus: A new edition of the strangest book in the world

Codex Seraphinianus: A new edition of the strangest book in the world | Visual Heuristics | Scoop.it
  In October Rizzoli will be republishing what is regarded by many to be the strangest book in the world, the Codex Seraphinianus.
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The road design tricks that make us drive safer

The road design tricks that make us drive safer | Visual Heuristics | Scoop.it
Why designers are coming up with increasingly clever ways to subconsciously make drivers slow down or pay attention.
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How the brain pays attention: Identifying regions of the brain dealing with object-based, spacial attention | neuroscientistnews.com

How the brain pays attention: Identifying regions of the brain dealing with object-based, spacial attention | neuroscientistnews.com | Visual Heuristics | Scoop.it
Picking out a face in the crowd is a complicated task: Your brain has to retrieve the memory of the face you're seeking, then hold it in place while scanning the crowd, paying special attention to finding a match.
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Researchers ID a brain mechanism that weighs decisions

Researchers ID a brain mechanism that weighs decisions | Visual Heuristics | Scoop.it
We tend to be creatures of habit. In fact, the human brain has a learning system that is devoted to guiding us through routine, or habitual, behaviors. At the same time, the brain has a separate goal-directed system for the actions we undertake only after careful consideration of the consequences. We ...
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How Facebook's New Machine Brain Will Learn All About You From Your Photos

How Facebook's New Machine Brain Will Learn All About You From Your Photos | Visual Heuristics | Scoop.it
Facebook poaches an NYU machine learning star to start a new AI lab that may very well end up knowing more about your social life than you do.
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The Esoteric Symbols Behind User Interfaces, Explained

The Esoteric Symbols Behind User Interfaces, Explained | Visual Heuristics | Scoop.it
Power? Bluetooth? USB? Youve seen their symbols. Heres where they came from.
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Meet NEIL, Carnegie Mellon's program that helps computers learn common sense (Wired UK)

Meet NEIL, Carnegie Mellon's program that helps computers learn common sense (Wired UK) | Visual Heuristics | Scoop.it
NEIL runs 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and searches websites for images to create a massive visual database.
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100 Diagrams That Changed the World

100 Diagrams That Changed the World | Visual Heuristics | Scoop.it
A visual history of human sensemaking, from cave paintings to the world wide web.

Since the dawn of recorded history, we've been using vi
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Drawing on the Genius of Visual Thinking

Drawing on the Genius of Visual Thinking | Visual Heuristics | Scoop.it
by Jon Pearson — What if there were a magical tool for tapping this constant river of images, feelings, sensations, and un-formed ideas that flows by sub-verbally, the thinking beneath your thinkin...
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22 ingeniously defaced textbooks & exam papers

22 ingeniously defaced textbooks & exam papers | Visual Heuristics | Scoop.it
This is one way to pass the time when you haven't got a clue.
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Carl Jung Depth Psychology: I am not addressing myself to the happy possessors of faith...

Carl Jung Depth Psychology: I am not addressing myself to the happy possessors of faith... | Visual Heuristics | Scoop.it
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