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Science: Social_Sciences: Psychology: Sensation_and_Perception

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- A multimedia museum of optical and sensory illusions, with on-line demonstrations and explanations.

Affective Epistemology
Affective epistemology is based on the idea that there is a way of knowing which transcends, specific perceptual frames. This idea is predicated on affective components as indicating the quality of a given perception, thought form, or way of being in the consciousness of human beings and other sentient life.

Auditory Perception Cognition and Action Meeting: APCAM
The goal of APCAM is to bring together researchers from various theoretical perspectives to present focused research on auditory cognition, perception, and action.

Chronological History of Vision Research
Useful chronology by Jack Yellott.

The Logarithmic Time Perception Hypothesis
Logtime is the psychochronometric hypothesis that our age is our basis for estimating long time intervals, resulting in a perceived logarithmic shrinkage of our years as we grow older.

The Manifold of Sense
A survey of the discourse regarding emotions, sensations, and an attempt at producing an integrative approach to sensation and perception.

Mind Bluff
A family-friendly collection of tactile illusions, mental deceptions, optical tricks, brain puzzlers, and feeling games to play on the self.

Mind Hacks
Neuroscience and psychology tricks discussed and perhaps explained. Companion site to the "Mind Hacks" book by Tom Stafford and Matt Webb.

Providing insight into memory formation, cognition, and learning.

The Moon Illusion Explained
A relatively new theory is offered for the classic illusion that the moon's constant subtended visual angle of half a degree appears larger for the horizon moon than for the zenith moon.

Neuhoff, John - Auditory Perception Research
Electronic reprints of relevant publications on pitch, loudness, localization, and auditory display. (College of Wooster, USA)

The Noh Mask Effect
Demonstrates illusory facial expression perception with Japanese Noh masks. Links to publications about the effect.

Optical Flow Estimation Bibliography
Mainly algorithms (up-to-date; compiled by Laurenz Wiskott at The Salk Institute).

Optical Illusions by Psych ARTS
We think we perceive objective reality, but perception is always altered by invisible biases. We are never free of the state-dependent bias, and so we are continually taken in by an illusion.

The Poggendorff Illusion
A study attributing the illusion to summed effects of cardinal axes in the observer's field of view and of salient axes in the figures.

Sensation and Perception Tutorials
A small collection of tutorials and demonstrations in sensation and perception.

Smarandache's Law
An improvement of Weber's and Fechner's Laws on sensations and stimuli. A paradoxical complex, an optical illusion, and a test of intelligence.

Some Visual Illusions
This site shows a range of common visual illusions along with a brief explanation of why they occur. It was originally prepared to show at a children's primary school as part of their study of sensory processing.

Vision Laboratory Macquarie University
Contains information about current research into human visual perception. Features material from some of the courses run by the psychology department and information about staff and students.s


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