Sunday, 6 July 2008

What You Imagine May Change Your Perception

A new study by Vanderbilt University have found that imagery can bias future perception by way of short-term memory.

"You might think you need to imagine something 10 times or 100 times
before it has an impact," says Frank Tong, associate professor of
psychology and co-author of the study. "Our results show that even a
single instance of imagery can tilt how you see the world one way or
another, dramatically, if the conditions are right."

Read more here.

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