The brain and illusions
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What can illusions teach us about the brain?
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Perception and Perceptual Illusions

Perception and Perceptual Illusions | The brain and illusions | Scoop.it
Perception occurs when sensory signals are matched to perceptual templates.
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Well, this is a very nice article with some decent explanations about how illusions work.  Not for people that don't read!

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Don’t Believe Everything Your Mind Says | Psychology Today

Don’t Believe Everything Your Mind Says | Psychology Today | The brain and illusions | Scoop.it

In The User's Guide, I wrote about some of the mind's most inexplicable and troubling tendencies, and what to do about them. Today I'll discuss one of the most important things we should know about our minds before attempting to use them in public: we perceive only bits and pieces of the world around us, but our minds fill in the blanks to create the illusion of a seamless experience.

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