Posted: March 25, 2012 by Wildcat in Uncategorized
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Our interpretation of the world around us may have more in common with the impossible staircase illusion than it does the real world, according to research published today in the open access journal PLoS ONE. The study, which was funded by the Wellcome Trust, suggests that we do not hold a three-dimensional representation of our surroundings in our heads as was previously thought. (via The impossible staircase in our heads: how we visualise the world around us)

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