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From Live Science: Huge Jelly Blobs Spotted Off Norway Coast: What Are They? Giant, jelly-like blobs have been sighted off the western coast of Norway, but the identities of these mysterious objects have scientists stumped. The blobs are about … Continue reading
Helen O’Toole: Gan Ainm (2016-18); gan ainm is Irish for “without a name,” untitled.
Klatle-bhi (Kwakwaka’wakw/Squamish): The Guardian; I had to guess on the date.
Using sets of morphed images created from animate (human) and inanimate (doll) faces, we found converging evidence across two studies showing that the motivation to connect with other people systematically alters the interpretation of the physical features that signal that … Continue reading
In order to measure people’s visualizations of God’s face, we used a nascent technique known as “reverse correlation.” In reverse correlation, a face is repeatedly and randomly overlaid with visual noise to create many pairs of contrasting faces. Participants see … Continue reading
Participants were 40 Canadian-born psychology undergraduates (29 females and 11 males). They were randomly assigned to one of two experimental conditions. In the meaning-threat condition, participants read an absurd short story called ‘‘The Country Dentist.’’ The story is a modified … Continue reading