See this article for a fascinating discussion of inattentional blindness: Inattentional Blindness and Conspicuity It says in essence that our mind discards the majority of things we perceive before ...
When looking out at the world through our eyes, it's easy to take for granted that our perceptions are an absolute rendering of How Things Are. But in fact, it's not quite as simple as that. Most of ...
I recently came back from a visit to Tikal, a mayan ruin filled with majestically tall structures and vertigo inducing panoramic views when looking down from on top. Unfortunately, my (and other's) ...
It's well known that the cones in retina are unable to distinguish colors in dark, leaving us only the monochrome softer vision provided by rods. And personal experience tells this "switch" to ...