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Hand Size Appears to Stay Constant, Provides Natural ‘Ruler’

People tend to perceive their dominant hand as staying relatively the same size even under magnification, suggesting that the hand serves as a perceptual “ruler” that measures the surrounding world. ... More>


Loneliness narrows the uncanny valley


Labors Lost? Memories of Childbirth


Faces Are More Likely to Seem Alive When We Want to Feel Connected

New research reveals that feeling socially disconnected may lead us to lower our threshold for determining that another being is animate or alive. ... More>