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Top 10 Incredible Sound Illusions

Top 10 Incredible Sound Illusions
Weird Stuff Following the popularity of our optical illusions lists (20 Amazing Optical Illusions, and Another 10 Amazing Optical Illusions), we have put together an amazing array of sound illusions (auditory illusions). In these illusions, your mind is tricked in to thinking it is hearing something when, in fact, it is not. To get the most out of this list you should have a set of stereo headphones and a stereo sound system. Unless otherwise noted (before each audio file), you should listen to these sounds with your stereo. Laptop speakers are not suitable for most of these illusions. This illusion was discovered by Diana Deutsch, and is an example of our brains “grouping” similar notes together. There are several ways in which people perceive these sounds, but the most common is to group the high and low notes together. NOTE: Listen through stereo headphones, or stereo separated loudspeakers, best placed some distance apart. Shepherds Ascending Tones This recording is subtle. Wait! Bonus

10 Words You Might Think Came from Science (But Are Really From Science Fiction

) Well, I imagine the same could be said about a lot of these. Karel Čapek gave us "robot" in 1920, and from that point forward, I'd wager we would've hit "robotics" sooner or later with or without Asimov and those glorious mutton chops of his, unless someone more popular than Čapek jumped in and started popularizing a different term like "automata" or "androids" before "robotics" could really take off... off the top of my head... geneticulture (tangenting off horticulture, which has applied techniques of genetic manipulating on a macroscopic level) high space, far space (changing from the analogy of the ocean over to altitude aspects) and for the last probably something NASA tech-sounding, like G-less. I disagree with Gas Giant being reductionism. Androids are a specific class of robots. @Spaceknight I can see your point about Gas Giant not being reductionism. As for 'geneticulture' I'm not sure that it coveys the same usage as genetic engineering. As to G-less.

Top 100 Best Acoustic Songs Ever -The Greatest of All Time | Acoustic Guitar Music | TopAcousticSongs.com Here is a list of the best acoustic songs ever written. Acoustic music has come a long way over the years, so many are “oldies” and many are “newies.” We are basing this list off of historical album sales, the ever so objective factor of acoustic-ness, but mostly how easily they make us cry. They are mostly arranged in alphabetical order, by song – so make sure you check out the whole list! Feel free to give your input on suggestions, changes, discards, or songs we may have forgot about. Also, for those interested in a serious path to learning guitar, please see our trusted partner, Guitar Tricks: Click the links to listen to the songs. Listen 1-9 Listen 10-19 Listen 20-29 Listen 30-39 Listen 40-49 Listen 50-59 Listen 60-69 Listen 70-79 Listen 80-89 Listen 90-100 **ALPHABETICAL ORDER (Roughly)** 1. 3 AM – Matchbox 20 2. 10,000 Stones – Adrianne 3.

Le cerveau est nativement transmédia - Auteur AudioVisuel Le transmédia n'a rien inventé. Il ne fait qu'appliquer aux médias des principes déjà explorés dans d'autres domaines. Quand j'étais en fac, fin des années 80, notre prof de sociologie nous parlait du changement de paradigme que nous vivions. Le passage de la pensée linéaire à la pensée systémique. Nous étions formatés sur la logique binaire d'Aristote, il était temps de se lâcher dans le joyeux bordel chaotique qu'est notre cerveau. Je potassais mes deux bible, le Mind Mapping, de Tony buzan et le Macroscope, de Joël de Rosnay, deux guides pratiques à ce nouveau mode de pensée. Pendant ce temps, le spectacle vivant explorait le transdisciplinaire, le nouveau cirque explosait. Sortir du binaire, mon prof avait raison, c'était un vrai changement de vie. Loin d'être innovant, le transmédia est plutôt à la bourre.

The Ultimate Road Trip Playlist — 50 Best Road Trip Songs | The Jetpacker No road trip is complete without a playlist of songs that capture the spirit of traveling on the open road. So we’ve compiled a list of the 50 best road trip songs . In order to make this be-all end-all totally definitive list that all other lists look up to, the songs had to meet the following criteria: a.) encompass the excitement and freedom of road tripping b.) make the time pass faster c.) keep you awake without the assistance of questionably legal pills named “No Doze” d.) contain lyrics so singable that you’ll legitimately consider trying out for the next “American Idol” e.) keep you distracted long enough to make you forget you need to pee (which subsequently means stopping at a heinous rest stop where the bathroom stalls are tagged with death threats and truckers hit on you) f.) drown out the sound of your annoying friend who complains about a developing deep vein thrombosis from being crammed in the backseat (tough it up!) 50. Tags: Music

Culture wires the brain: A cognitive neuroscience perspective Where you grow up can have a big impact on the food you eat, the clothes you wear, and even how your brain works. In a report in a special section on Culture and Psychology in the July Perspectives on Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science, psychological scientists Denise C. Park from the University of Texas at Dallas and Chih-Mao Huang from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign discuss ways in which brain structure and function may be influenced by culture. There is evidence that the collectivist nature of East Asian cultures versus individualistic Western cultures affects both brain and behavior. East Asians tend to process information in a global manner whereas Westerners tend to focus on individual objects. There are differences between East Asians and Westerners with respect to attention, categorization, and reasoning.

uWall.tv - Video Wall © 2021 - Privacy - Terms This Is Your Brain on the Internet: Syllabus, Contract, Schedule Here is the full syllabus, schedule, and grading contract for this year's seminar, "This Is Your Brain on the Internet." It promises to be a very exciting semester ahead. ISIS 120S-01, English 173S-05: “This is Your Brain on the Internet” (#TYBIcd) TEACHING TEAM:Instructor: Prof. Cathy N.

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