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Too much screen time can change visual perception

We spend increasing amounts of time transfixed to our screens. There are studies published about addiction and the effect in our sleep patterns. But what about the impact on the way we perceive things? New research weighs this up.

Review: The thriller 'Perception' is great to watch if you're at home Special

The thriller "Perception," starring Wes Ramsey ("General Hospital") is great to watch if you're stuck at home during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The thriller 'Perception,' starring Wes Ramsey, on Amazon Prime

Fans of the thriller "Perception" are in for a treat. It is available to stream for free on Amazon Prime, for members of the streaming service.

Wes Ramsey talks 'Perception,' ovarian cancer benefit, Tarrytown Special

Actor Wes Ramsey ("General Hospital") chatted with Digital Journal about starring in the psychological thriller "Perception," and being a part of the Sandy Rollman Ovarian Cancer Foundation benefit. He also spoke about being an actor in the digital age.

Ilana Rein talks about 'Perception' film, Wes Ramsey and future Special

Acclaimed director and writer Ilana Rein chatted with Digital Journal about her psychological thriller "Perception," starring Wes Ramsey ("General Hospital").

Review: Wes Ramsey delivers dynamic performance in 'Perception' thriller Special

Actor Wes Ramsey soars in the new psychological thriller "Perception," which was directed by Ilana Rein and released via Gravitas Ventures.

Review: Skepticism for the digital age? Exhibition explores perception Special

London - What can magic and conjuring tell us about the human mind? Have we moved on from Victorian times and now sit in a more rationale world, or can technology still alter our perceptions and memories? A new exhibition explores these themes.

Can we recognize signs of climate change before it's too late?

The extreme weather that comes with climate change is becoming the new normal, so normal that people aren't talking about it as much - and that could make them less motivated to take steps to fight global warming, according to new research.

Essential Science: Neuroscience insights into our online habits

Philadelphia - When we scan social media what triggers a reaction? How do we decide to share an article or a video? Why does a video of a cat chasing puppies appeal one week, whereas a video of another animal not? Neuroscientists have been investigating.

As marijuana use increases, societal perceptions are altering

Seattle - A new report, seeking to understand if perceptions about marijuana use are changing with the greater liberalization in the U.S., has found the most significant affect to be among eighth- and tenth-graders.

Are dogs self-aware?

Do dogs have self-awareness? Based on the common mirror test, they fail. However, new research suggests dogs can recognize themselves from the scent of their own urine.

#thedress web sensation becomes powerful Salvation Army campaign

The furious Internet debate late last month around the perceived colour of a dress is now being used by charity the Salvation Army in a powerful new campaign about violence against women, saying "Why is it so hard to see black and blue?"

How we think we eat affects how we age, says new study

A new study suggests that focusing on aspects of the central nervous system related to ‘sensing’ the energy generated by nutrients could help to slowdown the aging process.

Study: Feeling powerful changes your perception of time

Berkeley - Associates with the University of California at Berkeley conducted a test and survey to study perception. According to results those who felt powerful perceived that they could carry out more tasks in a shorter time.

Blindness boosts hearing ability

New research shows that hearing improves in mice that were deprived of visual stimulus for a week. The experiment was designed to measure 'sensory compensation'.

Op-Ed: Is the perception of reality a homocentric experience?

Is the perception of reality a subjective human experience? This is one of the many questions tackled in Michio Kaku's forthcoming book, The Future of the Mind.

The Universe: Reality vs. perception

What is the Universe? Centuries of human thought have "taught" us what it is. We've created our own concept of what the Universe is, but could we be wrong?

Smaller animals see the world in slow motion

Dublin - According to a new study, smaller animals such as insects and birds perceive time as if it is happening in slow motion. This allows them to quickly escape large predators.

Brand Equity Dilution

One of the most valuable advantages to maintaining a strong brand name is that from that strengthened name, a brand extension can be formulated.

Brands Need to Get Emotional

The goal of marketing is brand loyalty, and how better to keep customer loyalty than emotion. Without successful branding, failure will incur.

Op-Ed: What Is The History We Perceive?

As journalists plug out story after story recording the current events of our times, history is being written but is that history real? Consider the fact that recorded history is that of the victors. If a myth is well-received it becomes fact.

Democratizing the news for the common good

Psychologists talk about people's perceptions being reinforced: "If you hear something enough you begin to believe it." People talk of bias in news. How could these effects exploited for the mutual prosperity of all humans?

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One of the slogans beamed onto a wall at the Wellcome exhibition  focusing on perception.
One of the slogans beamed onto a wall at the Wellcome exhibition, focusing on perception.
Images of the Swedish researchers in the U.S.  assessing how firm voters  opinion actually are.
Images of the Swedish researchers in the U.S., assessing how firm voters' opinion actually are.
Wes Ramsey as Daniel in  Perception
Wes Ramsey as Daniel in 'Perception'
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My eyes at the moment of the apparitions by August Natterer  a German artist who created many drawin...
My eyes at the moment of the apparitions by August Natterer, a German artist who created many drawings of his hallucinations.
August Natterer
The photographs on the left hand side are real  but those on the right hand side are fake. When show...
The photographs on the left hand side are real, but those on the right hand side are fake. When shown to many U.S. citizens, a high proportion recollected that the images of Obama and Bush meeting different people had in fact taken place.
A frog sitting on a saucepan handle
A frog sitting on a saucepan handle
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