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I spent about an hour yesterday at the National Gallery of Art, mesmerized by the Italian artist Giuseppe Arcimboldo’s paintings of human faces. They are not realistic depictions of faces, ... More>
Facial recognition is not as automatic as it may seem. Researchers have identified specific areas in the brain devoted solely to picking out faces among other objects we encounter. Two ... More>
Eye Spy: Study Reveals We Seek New Targets During Visual Search, But Not During Other Visual Behaviors
When we look at a scene in front of us, we need to focus on the important items and be able to ignore distracting elements. Studies have suggested that inhibition ... More>
All of us have experienced being in a new place and feeling certain that we have been there before. This mysterious feeling, commonly known as déjà vu, occurs when we ... More>
How carrots help us see the color orange One of the easiest ways to identify an object is by its color—perhaps it is because children’s books encourage us to pair ... More>