You know how when you learn new information that completely changes how you view something, or find out that a story you've always thought was true wasn't? And you jokingly respond, "My whole life has been a lie"? Well, this stuff is kind of like that, except that, yeah, it's scientifically true your whole life has pretty much been a lie.

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20 Ways Your Perception Gets Screwed Up By Your Brain

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You probably assume that if you can remember something, it happened, Not SO fast. Your brain can confuse an imagined event with a real memory. It's ca

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These two tables are the same size, but rotated. Your brain doesn't see them that way. The green table is as wide as the red table is tall, and vice v

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It's ok to make mistakes. That's how you learn. It turns out that it isn't. MIT scientists monitored a monkey's brain activity as it tried various act

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If you toss a coin and get heads five times, the next flip should be tails, right? Wrong but your brain - thinks it should be. Our brains suffer from

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The center red lines in this diagram appear curved. They're straight. Your brain perceives the black spokes as motion, and assumes that you're going t

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