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Fooling Our Senses

September 20, 2011

This is a weird visual/audio illusion: It’s called the McGurk Effect, and “is a compelling demonstration of how we all use visual speech information. The effect shows that we can’t help but integrate visual speech into what we ‘hear’.”

(via Bad Astronomy)


3 Comments leave one →
  1. September 20, 2011 9:14 am

    Astonishing! Gotta Facebook that one

  2. September 21, 2011 7:13 am

    That’s cool.

  3. 4xi0m permalink
    September 21, 2011 10:57 am

    Huh. So maybe sheep say ‘faaaaaa’…

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