Apophenia vs Pareidolia









“…the tendency to see patterns that do not actually exist are called apophenia, defined as the unmotivated seeing of connections accompanied by a specific experience of an abnormal meaningfulness, while the misperception of patterns in random data is called pareidolia, where a common human experience is to perceive faces in inanimate objects.”

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