Startling deceptions demonstrate how tactile information is processed in the brain
How can an imaginary square look more real than a box with actual lines?
Even when we consciously know two lines are the same length, why can't we help seeing them as different?
We have eyes, yet we do not see
When your eyes scan a room, why doesn't the world appear to bounce like the real image on your retina?
How the brain sees through the perceptual hurdles of tinted glass, shadows and all things transparent
How does the brain sort out contradictory images?
Reflections on the familiar and yet deeply enigmatic nature of the looking glass
Studies of perception show the importance of being upright
Studies of the mirror neuron system may reveal clues to the causes of autism and help researchers develop new ways to diagnose and treat the disorder.
People with synesthesia--whose senses blend together--are providing valuable clues to understanding the organization and functions of the brain
Investigating how the visual system compensates for gaps in perception is helping researchers to elucidate how the brain processes images
Shading produces a compelling perception of three-dimensional shape. One way the brain simplifies the task of interpreting shading is by assuming a single light source
When the motion of an intermittently seen object is ambiguous, the visual system resolves confusion by applying some tricks that reflect a built-in knowledge of properties of the physical world...