Even though they were sitting in a room with 3 open containers of coffee beans, only 30% of participants said they smelled coffee. … More
Students learn that what they view as “real” is but one version of reality, which can vary radically from the experience of other people.
Research shows that you don’t need to see an actual object to experience the “ventriloquist illusion” and its aftereffect. Simply imagining the object produces the same illusory results. … More
The 34th Meeting of the International Society of Psychophysics will take place August 20th-24th, 2018, at Leuphana University in Lueneburg… More
A sample of new research exploring the distinction between false memory and false belief and how percepts are unified across the left and right visual fields… More
Observing someone else in anguish can evoke a deep sense of distress and sadness — almost as if it’s happening to us. APS Fellow Ying-yi Hong and other scientists identify some of the regions of the brain responsible for this sense of interconnectedness… More