Tag Archives: Visual perception

Apple Playing with Perspectives

I love optical illusions, and Apple has recently released ‘Perspective’, which is a short film using optical illusions and typography to present the values of “creative” innovation associated with its brand.  This is the text in the short video: “Here’s … Continue reading

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Consciousness as a State of Matter

MIT’s Max Tegmark argues that consciousness is a state of matter, and by “matter,” he doesn’t mean that somewhere in the deep recesses of your brain is a small bundle of liquid, sloshing around and powering your sense of self … Continue reading

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Squares and M&M’s Bulge Illusion

Visual perception begins with our retinas locating the edges of objects in the world. Downstream neural mechanisms analyze those borders and use that information to fill in the insides of objects, constructing our perception of surfaces. What happens when those … Continue reading

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