Monthly Archives: September 2013

Fun examples of illusions (i.e., magic tricks!)

September 26, 2013

Later in the quarter, we’ll spend considerable time discussing our senses and how our senses can be fooled. A friend of mine just sent me this link to three different fun magic tricks. Magicians are some of the best psychologists! Check it out if you have a free minute. Note: this is NOT a homework…

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Link to video

September 24, 2013

During the 7:30 class, I mentioned a video that showed a relatively contemporary example of a man using FC. Here is the link: http://www.cnn.com/2009/HEALTH/11/24/coma.man.belgium/index.html?iref=allsearch 10:30 students are welcome to watch it too. I usually show it in class, so there is no particular need for you to do so. I apologize for all the computer…

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Back on track!

September 24, 2013
Back on track!

I heard back from Tech Services that the sound problem has been resolved, so we should be good to go in the morning. Upcoming due dates: 9/25: Be sure to have read the syllabus so you know what you’re subjecting yourself to this quarter 9/25: Answer as many questions on the FC worksheet as you…

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Interesting article on time perception

September 16, 2013

There was a very interesting article on how different species (like flies and children!) of different sizes perceive time. The article also explains how the researchers measured this perception: http://www.theguardian.com/science/2013/sep/16/time-passes-slowly-flies-study

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