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Visual System ‘Prioritizes’ Information for Conscious Access

We are continuously flooded with visual information from our environment. A collection of new studies suggests that visual working memory may help to select which information reaches conscious awareness. ... More>


Researchers Study Self-Knowledge (Literally)


Visualized Heartbeat Can Trigger ‘Out-of-Body Experience’

Researchers find that a visual projection of human heartbeats can be used to generate an “out-of-body experience.” The findings could inform new kinds of treatment for people with self-perception disorders. ... More>


People Attribute Minds to Robots, Corpses That Are Targets of Harm

A series of new studies suggests that victimization may be one condition that leads us to perceive minds in others, even in entities we don’t normally think of as having minds. ... More>