Study explores how a mouse brain understands sensory information, specifically the perception of touch.
Self-perception becomes blurrier over time, the further away you get from the present, researchers report.
When the perception of bodily self-consciousness is distorted, the recovery of body ownership can be predicted by different kinds of memories.
A new AI algorithm recognizes the complex range of emotions invoked when people listen to pieces of music.
Memory errors may indicate a way in which the human cognitive system is optimally running, researchers say.
Researchers have devised a method to access people's mental images of themselves and compare this mental image against a realistic image of the person. The study revealed people's mental images of themselves are not necessarily true to life, but are influenced by the kind of personality the individual believes themselves to have.
Researchers shed light on how sensory information and cognitive processing interact in the brain to produce our perception of the world around us.
The brain does not reliably perceive the frequency of tactile vibrations when the amplitude is varied. Instead, the brain creates an illusion that highlights how far our perceptions of our environment can deviate from physical reality.
The older an adult believes a Black child to be, the more likely they are to believe the child is exhibiting angry emotions, even when they are not. The same emotional perception shift does not occur when an adult sees an image of a white child.
When we lie down, our brains decrease reliance on information related to the external world and increase reliance on internal perceptions generated by the sense of touch.