June 15, 2013

Your Brain Censors Everything You See

Keith Payne, Scientific American


AP Photo

It was a summer evening when Tony Cornell tried to make the residents of Cambridge, England see a ghost. He got dressed up in a sheet and walked through a public park waving his arms about. Meanwhile his assistants observed the bystanders for any hint that they noticed something strange. No, this wasn’t Candid Camera.

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TAGGED: Perception, Attention, Vision, Psychology

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