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Albert Moukheiber

Your Brain Is Playing Tricks On You

  • Sabin Chaulagainidézett6 hónappal ezelőtt
    human beings tend to blindly trust their perception, to the point of considering it to be shared by everyone.
  • Shizidézett6 hónappal ezelőtt
    Without thinking, does the black figure seem to be facing us, or does it have its back to us? Are you above it, or below? You’re hesitating…

    Now look at the image below: the individual clearly seems to be facing us, their elbows leant on the barrier, and they’re located above you. And now that you have this image in mind, look at the first version of the image again. The interpretation you make of it will copy the scenario that image (a) led you to see, and now the black figure appears to be facing you at a low-angle shot
  • AURAidézett6 hónappal ezelőtt
    brain, which shelters our knowledge, operates through estimates. The outcome is that our knowledge of things and of the world is always relative.
  • mrirtaza2020idézett5 hónappal ezelőtt
    something unreal has just happened. This is what we call “magic”.
  • sharifaha141idézett6 hónappal ezelőtt
    perception goes through our senses first.
  • nrfarina19idézett6 hónappal ezelőtt
    “We don’t see the world as it is, but rather as we are
  • chawarexhimanshu2idézetttegnapelőtt
    The brain creates templates for absolutely everything: our friendships, our romantic relationships, our concept of work, our political opinions…
  • chawarexhimanshu2idézetttegnapelőtt
    brain tells us stories that help us better navigate
  • Aida Avdicidézett12 nappal ezelőtt
    The five senses and the brain obviously work together so that human beings can indeed perceive the world. But our eyes, our ears, our tongue and our skin are actually receptors which will transform signals reflected by the outside world (optical, acoustic, olfactory…) into electrical signals. It is these thousands of electrical signals that our brain will process and filter, and which will enable us to mentally reconstruct the world.
  • Aida Avdicidézett15 nappal ezelőtt
    Isaac Asimov: the relativity of wrong. Contrary to popular belief, right and wrong are rarely ever absolute, but often rather relative.
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