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Whatever Happened to Baby Jane?Whatever Happened to Baby Jane? by Bistrosavage (cc by)

The question of what information the visual system gets right before the eye movement is, quite literally, a chapter in my dissertation ...

Mefite Making You Bored For Science has some very interesting observations in the thread on saccadic masking (and other eye/brain illusions) in which we discover our visual systems blatantly lie to us all the time. (Also see Rhaomi's comment about the sci-fi novel that employs saccadic exploitation by space aliens!)

07/05/18
by taz

Do you hear what I hear

Tackling the important questions: What is this voice saying?

Treacherous, dangerous and seductive

BIG BOAT, small boatBIG BOAT, small boat by Kevin Dinkel (cc by-sa)

If it's staying still, and just getting bigger, you need to figure out how to not die.

Dreadnought breaks down the four perceptual tricks that can lure an unsuspecting boater to their death.

02/28/15
by taz

RAR RAR RAR

talking againtalking again by mediamolecule (cc by-nc-nd)

From The Vaults:

How do you fake American?, 2008

... what if you're not an English speaker, and you want to fake-speak English, or more precisely, American? How does it sound?

And more: Imitation English, 2003

What are the stereotypes of the native English speaker's accent as perceived by non-English-speakers?, 2004

How does one speak "pretend English"?, 2005

Linguaesthetics, 2006

07/07/14
by taz

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