Tag Archives: perception

Nancy Kanwisher: A neural portrait of the human mind. TED Talk

Filmed March 2014 at TED2014 Fascinating update in new technological advances studying the brain. Face perception. Places. Bodies. Visual motion. Colour information. Sounds with pitch. Speech. Language. Thinking about what another person is thinking! Brains are like muscles. MRI (Magnetic resonance … Continue reading

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Excess and Moderation

Here is an interesting post by The Hypnotherapy Team Blog considering excess and moderation. We are not “bad” human beings for feeling anxious in front of conflict, for avoiding conflict or for trying to escape it. We are human, and … Continue reading

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How Fear Skews our Spatial Perception

Full article and references shared by Tracing Knowledge clicking here Full paper: Fear and spatial percepcion Eleonora Vagnoni1, Stella F. Lourenco2, and Matthew R. Longo1. Current Biology Vol 22 No 19 Interesting studies reviewing how fear and phobias may alter … Continue reading

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The power of hypnosis in promoting control over our perception and experience

Technological advances are providing us with  prove of the particular brain activity produced by a hypnotic state. Here is an article that talks about the use of Magnetic Ressonance Imaging (MRI) and the effect of hypnosis in inducing colour hallucinations. … Continue reading

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