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Why our brains must anticipate the future in order to perceive the present

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To appreciate just how powerful is their sorcery, let’s start at the lowest level of real world sorcery, and build up to “the invisible gorilla.”

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Recently I was interviewed by Pouria Nazemi, Science Editor of the Jam-e-Jam Daily Newspaper. Jam-e-Jam is the principal Iranian newspaper and is controlled by the government. In the wake of Iran shutting down its leading business newspaper last week and three pro-reform newspapers in October I thought this would be interesting to readers, since it […]

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This is the Wall Street Journal review of The Vision Revolution that appeared earlier this year. Why the Eyes Have It We can read words, gauge distance and see color. How did that happen? By Christopher F. Chabris Why are we ­humans so good at seeing in color? Why do we have eyes on the front […]

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