Al Seckel says our brains are mis-wired

Thanks to his extensive work in neurosurgery and cognitive science, Al Seckel possesses an intimate understanding of the brain’s over-reliance on perception. Because of this biological tendency, humans are susceptible to believing what illusions tell them. Be sure to watch the video of this lecture rather than simply reading the transcript, as the fantastic visuals greatly highlight how this phenomenon works — and gives people exactly what they want to see.

Watch the Ted Talk here

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