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Why can your brain see movement in a still image?
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Try this simple neuroscience trick at home — all you need is a willing participant!
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Find the blind spot in your visual field that you may not know is there!
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See how easily your perception of stick length can shift with just a few modifications.
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And other neuroscience news for the week of August 24, 2020.
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Donning a pair of 3-D glasses at the movies can us immerse in the action. But the technology that makes 3-D movies work has always existed inside our brains.
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Is seeing believing? Look at these cards and see if you can tell which is bigger.
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Afterimages -- what are they, and how are they generated by the color vision system of the brain?
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This video explains the science behind visual illusions.
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How could the color of a dress be open to interpretation? Learn more about the neuroscience behind the internet phenomenon in the third-place video from the 2016 Brain Awareness Video Contest.
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Your eyes can play tricks on you, and visual illusions take advantage of these glitches in our perception.
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How do the various wavelengths of visible light become what we know as color?
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