The brain and illusions
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The brain and illusions
What can illusions teach us about the brain?
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How to Create Physics-Defying Illusions with Water | The Creators Project

How to Create Physics-Defying Illusions with Water | The Creators Project | The brain and illusions | Scoop.it
Joey Shanks of PBS Digital Studios uses a bass tone and super-slow motion to make water do crazy things.
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The authors take you through the process of getting water to fall how you want it to fall mainly using sound waves.
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BPS Research Digest: Finding your way back from the toilet in the dark, and other lessons...

BPS Research Digest: Finding your way back from the toilet in the dark, and other lessons... | The brain and illusions | Scoop.it

The nation's psychology teachers had a noticeable spring in their step last week after cognitive neuroscientist and Mind Hacks author Dr Tom Stafford of the University of Sheffield showed them the power of interactive demonstration. The Research Digest was lucky enough to be in the audience.

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Long Exposure Neon Waterfalls | Colossal

Long Exposure Neon Waterfalls | Colossal | The brain and illusions | Scoop.it
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Real waterfalls and real colour glow sticks on a long-exposure photo shoot. There are some brilliant people out there.

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Lijuan Huang's comment, June 29, 2014 9:40 AM
light ?
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The waterfall illusion can be transferred between vision and touch : Neurophilosophy

The waterfall illusion can be transferred between vision and touch : Neurophilosophy | The brain and illusions | Scoop.it
MIT researchers show that touch modulates vision...
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