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A Closer Look at the Face in Your Toast

We often see images and words where none actually exist. Psychological scientists are taking a closer look at the neural functions behind this behavior. ... More>


Can’t Take My Eyes off You—Your Face, That Is


Observer Article

Decoding Words on a Page

As we read, subtle eye movements trigger a chain of neurological events that help us understand the text. APS William James Fellow Keith Rayner shares his foundational research on this critical process. ... More>


The Eyes Are the Window to Your Potential Soul Mate


Visual Exposure Predicts Infants’ Ability to Follow Another’s Gaze

Gaze following typically emerges in infancy, and new research looking at preterm infants suggests that it’s visual experience, not maturational age, that underlies this critical ability. ... More>