Faces, Faces Everywhere

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Interesting article in The New York Times regarding the phenomenon of “pareidolia”, which is seeing faces in objects and nature where there are no actual faces. Here they argue for the ‘holistic’ view and the ‘expert’ view, which is getting more and more accepted – but the argument is still not over, still more scientists debate the opposite view. You can find the article here:

http://www.nytimes.com/2007/02/13/health/psychology/13face.html?pagewanted=all&_r=0

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