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- Hong Kong skyscrapers appear to fall in real-world illusion
( Association for Psychological Science ) No matter how we jump, roll, sit, or lie down, our brain manages to maintain a visual representation of the world that stays upright relative to the pull of gravity. But a new study of rider experiences on the Hong Kong Peak Tram, a popular tourist attraction, shows that specific features of the environment can dominate our perception of verticality ...
June 20, 2013 - EurekAlert!
- Brain can plan actions toward things the eye doesn't see
( Association for Psychological Science ) People can plan strategic movements to several different targets at the same time, even when they see far fewer targets than are actually present, according to a new study published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science.
June 19, 2013 - EurekAlert!
- Beliefs about causes of obesity may impact weight, eating behavior
( Association for Psychological Science ) Whether a person believes obesity is caused by overeating or by a lack of exercise predicts his or her actual body mass, according to new research published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science.
June 18, 2013 - EurekAlert!