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Don’t Always Trust What You See

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There isn’t just one area in the brain devoted to vision.

By By Isabelle Mareschal & Colin Clifford

Recent behavioural tests reveal that patterns we can’t even discern can deceive us into seeing things differently from how they really are.

Colin Clifford is a Professor and Australian Future Fellow at the School of Psychology, University of Sydney and a Chief Investigator of the Australian Centre of Excellence in Vision Science. Isabelle Mareschal is a Research Fellow at the School of Psychology, University of Sydney and a research member of the Australian Centre of Excellence in Vision Science.

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