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Police Body Cameras: What Do You See? Now watch the same encounter filmed from the police car’s dash camera. That didn’t add much clarity, did it? Professor Stoughton said that after watching both videos, most people usually say: “It looked like he pushed the officer, or he fell because he was going to get hit by the door.” Why? Here’s a hint: Of those who said they trusted the police at the beginning of this quiz, 19.6% said the officer was knocked down by the driver or the door.

Of those who said they tend to distrust or strongly distrust the police, 15.1% said the officer was knocked down by either of those. (These results are updated every few minutes based on quiz responses.) Now here is the same incident, from a bystander’s smartphone. So here’s what really happened: The man jumped out because he was trying to get away from a bee inside his car. The video also shows that the officer was not knocked down by the man in the car, or the door — he was too far away.

Why might some of us have missed these details? Internet in de ban van een (blauw met zwarte) jurk. Media Internet is in de ban van een jurk. #TheDress is niet zomaar trending, maar gaat zo viraal dat Twitterapplicaties er vast van lopen. De vraag waar het om draait: is-ie wit met goud of blauw met zwart? Gisteren waren het nog twee gevluchte lama’s die het internet domineerden. Nu is het de jurk. Een Twitteraar vatte de situatie op het web als volgt samen: Hard tegen hard Een Tumblr-post van gisteren was het startschot van de strijd.

Pvdp Peter van der PloegIk ga vandaag niet meer praten met blauwzwartcollega’s denk ik.14 uur geleden In de metro gaat het verder Zoals gezegd: Twitter ontploft over de prangende kwestie. Antwoord: blauw en zwart Een bedrijf claimt de maker van de jurk te zijn en dus het antwoord te hebben. Hoe kan dat nou? Hoe is het mogelijk dat een deel van de mensheid een wit met gouden jurk ziet, terwijl het andere deel een blauw met zwarte jurk ziet? “Licht komt het oog binnen door een lens; verschillende golflengtes representeren verschillende kleuren. PS. Internet jurk. Secret of magic trick of walking on water revealed. How Stores Manipulate Your Senses So You Spend More Money. That picture of the map of different tastes on your tongue is completely wrong, say scientists - Science - News.

Researchers at Columbia University in the US, found that every one of the thousands of sensors on the tongue can sense the full range of sweet, salty, bitter, sour, and umami (the savoury taste of glutamate). Taste buds each have 50 to 100 receptors attuned to each category, which have a matching partner in the brain that receives signals. Prof Charles Zuker, a lead author of the study, told BBC News: “The cells were beautifully tuned to discrete individual taste qualities, so you have a very nice match between the nature of the cells in your tongue and the quality they represent [in the brain].” Scientists hope that the findings, published in Nature, could be used to help reverse the loss of taste sensation in old age. The human tongue is popularly thought to have distinct zones for discerning sweet, bitter, sour, salty and savoury tastes, with the so-called “tongue map”, often seen in primary school textbooks.

Beauty and culture, art. Diners believe a meal is tastier the more they have paid for it, say researchers - News - Food + Drink. People who eat expensive food perceive it to be tastier than the same meal offered at a lower price, the Cornell University study found. The researchers concluded that taste perception and feelings of overeating and guilt can be manipulated by price alone.

The New York University study examined the eating habits of 139 people enjoying an Italian buffet in an upstate restaurant. The price of the food was set by the researchers at either $4 (£2.40) or $8 (£4.70) for the all-you-can-eat meal. The people who paid $8 for the food enjoyed their meal 11 per cent more than those who ate the “cheaper” buffet, although both ate the same amount of food.

Participants, who ate from the lesser priced buffet, did not enjoy their meal as much and reported frequent feelings of overeating and guilt about loading up their plates. “Simply cutting the price of food at a restaurant dramatically affects how customers evaluate and appreciate the food.” Pareidolia: Why we see faces in hills, the Moon and toasties.

People have long seen faces in the Moon, in oddly-shaped vegetables and even burnt toast, but a Berlin-based group is scouring the planet via satellite imagery for human-like features. What's behind our desire to see faces in our surroundings, asks Lauren Everitt. Most people have never heard of pareidolia. But nearly everyone has experienced it. Anyone who has looked at the Moon and spotted two eyes, a nose and a mouth has felt the pull of pareidolia. It's "the imagined perception of a pattern or meaning where it does not actually exist", according to the World English Dictionary. German design studio Onformative is undertaking perhaps the world's largest and most systematic search for pareidolia. Google Faces will scan the entire globe several times over from different angles.

It's certainly not the first to uncover faces where they don't actually exist. A chicken nugget shaped like US President George Washington earned more than £5,000 ($8,100) on eBay last year. Open Radio Met Timur en Rámon - Michael Jackson - BNN. De Nederlandse Publieke Omroep maakt gebruik van cookies. We maken een onderscheid tussen functionele cookies en cookies voor het beheer van webstatistieken, advertenties en social media. De functionele en analytische cookies van de NPO bevatten geen persoonsgegevens en zijn dus niet tot een individu te herleiden. De advertentie en social media cookies van derden verzamelen mogelijk gegevens ook buiten de websites van de Nederlandse Publieke Omroep. Deze cookies kun je hiernaast weigeren via de instellingen. Door hiernaast op akkoord te klikken of door gebruik te blijven maken van deze website, geef je toestemming voor het plaatsen van cookies bij bezoek aan de websites van de Nederlandse Publieke Omroep.

Meer weten over deze cookies, of wil je de cookie-instellingen voor onze websites wijzigen? Waarom cookies? De Nederlandse Publieke Omroep maakt gebruik van cookies. Klik hier voor meer informatie over cookies en een overzicht van de sites waar je toestemming voor geldt. Aural illusion. Beau Lotto: Optical illusions show how we see. Optical Illusions and Visual Phenomena. A Very Brief Summary of David Hume. History_of_empiricism.pdf. Hume.pdf. Rationalism vs. Empiricism. 1. Introduction The dispute between rationalism and empiricism takes place primarily within epistemology, the branch of philosophy devoted to studying the nature, sources, and limits of knowledge. Knowledge itself can be of many different things and is usually divided among three main categories: knowledge of the external world, knowledge of the internal world or self-knowledge, and knowledge of moral and/or aesthetical values.

We may find that there are category-specific conditions that must be satisfied for knowledge to occur and that it is easier or more difficult to shape certain questions and answers, depending on whether we focus on the external world or on the values. However, some of the defining questions of general epistemology include the following. What is the nature of propositional knowledge, knowledge that a particular proposition about the world, ourselves, morality, or beauty is true? Intuition is a form of direct, immediate insight. 1.1 Rationalism 1.2 Empiricism 2. 3.

Lotto Lab : Home. Sense Perception, use in cinematography. "How do we make sense of the complex visual world around us? " That opening question served as the launching pad for an unprecedented two-night Academy event, "Movies in Your Brain: The Science of Cinematic Perception," which brought together filmmakers and cognitive scientists to explore the way viewers process images, events and stories experienced on the silver screen.

Bill Kroyer, an Academy Governor representing the Short Films and Feature Animation Branch, welcomed the audience at both evenings of the Sci-Tech Council event, held on July 29 and 30 at the Academy's Linwood Dunn Theater. The host throughout was Tim J. Smith, a senior lecturer in psychological sciences at Birkbeck, University of London, who specializes in the study of visual cognition. Joining Hasson and Smith for a panel discussion were Jeffrey M. Zacks, a professor of psychology and radiology at Washington University in St. David Kwong: Two nerdy obsessions meet -- and it's magic. Can you believe your eyes? | Playlist.