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Study: Your brain sees things you don't
November 13, 2013
This material is available primarily for archival purposes. Telephone numbers or other contact information may be out of date; please see current contact information at media contacts.University of Arizona doctoral degree candidate Jay Sanguinetti, working under the direction of NSF Principal Investigator Mary Peterson, has demonstrated that the brain processes and understands visual input that we may never consciously perceive. Sanguinetti showed study participants a series of black silhouettes on a white background. The borders of some of the silhouettes suggested portions of meaningful objects on the ground side.Full Story
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