Skeletal shapes key to rapid recognition of objects: A new insight into the human vision system

Skeletal shapes key to rapid recognition of objects: A new insight into the human vision system

In the blink of an eye, the human visual system can process an object, determining whether it’...
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Walkability is key: A look at greenspace use

Walkability is key: A look at greenspace use

If city planners want more people to visit communi...
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How expectation influences perception: Neuroscientists find brain activity patterns that encode our beliefs and affect how we interpret the world around us

How expectation influences perception: Neuroscientists find brain activity patterns that encode our beliefs and affect how we interpret the world around us

For decades, research has shown that our perceptio...
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Could playing computer games improve your peripheral vision?

Could playing computer games improve your peripheral vision?

Playing computer games could help improve people&#...
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Our water cycle diagrams give a false sense of water security

Our water cycle diagrams give a false sense of water security

Pictures of the earth’s water cycle used in ...
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Was Mona Lisa’s smile a lie? Researchers find that Mona Lisa’s smile was non-genuine because of its asymmetry

Was Mona Lisa’s smile a lie? Researchers find that Mona Lisa’s smile was non-genuine because of its asymmetry

Mona Lisa’s smile has intrigued humanity sin...
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From genes to receptors to perception: olfaction unraveled

From genes to receptors to perception: olfaction unraveled

Several years ago the internet was captivated by t...
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Psychologists find smiling really can make people happier

Psychologists find smiling really can make people happier

Smiling really can make people feel happier, accor...
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Researchers get humans to think like computers

Researchers get humans to think like computers

Computers, like those that power self-driving cars...
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Evidence for ancient magnetic sense in humans: Human brain responds to changes in earth’s magnetic fields

Evidence for ancient magnetic sense in humans: Human brain responds to changes in earth’s magnetic fields

The human brain can unconsciously respond to chang...
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