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Perceptual Acuity

Developing new skills is about a lot more than practice. In this edition of Two Guys on Your Head, Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke talk about the importance of building perceptual acuity.

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Perception and Affordance

When we see something, like a chair, we are not only seeing the chair but our brains are also making calculations as to what that chair can afford us; give us a place to sit perhaps. It turns out that we are making those types of calculations all the time. In fact, the relationships change…

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Asymmetry: Past & Future

Dating back to when we were kids, two weeks into the future seems a lot longer than two weeks in the past. Even as adults we know two weeks is the same length regardless of when it takes place and yet we still experience this asymmetrical mindset. In this episode of Two Guys on Your…

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V&B – Memories & Perception

In this episode of Views & Brews, KUT’s Rebecca McInroy joins Dr. Laura Colgin, Dr. Jarrod Lewis-Peacock, and Dr. Michael Drew from the University of Texas Neuroscience Department in a discussion about memory, fear, trauma perception and imagination in the shadow of recent tragedies, the importance of how our brains work and how they’re interacting with information in the new media…

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Seeing and Perception

In this edition of Two Guys on Your Head, Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke, talk about how we see with our brains, and some problems that can cause.

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