Category Archives for perception

The rubber hand illusion

Nice illustration of a good illusion:

17. June 2008 by Ron
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10 optical illusions in 2 minutes

You know I like illusions. Especially when I’m teaching Phenomenology, I’m the prop philosopher, with all sorts of illusions and other perceptual phenomena to show. So how can I resist this frenetic and funny presentation of 10 optical illusions in … Continue reading

18. May 2008 by Ron
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What parts does experience have?

Here’s a kind of naturalistic mistake about what’s “really” in experience that seems to turn up in a lot of places: It’s the idea that some thing like 2-D “frames” of vision are “present” (and maybe all that’s really present) … Continue reading

08. January 2006 by Ron
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