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Temperature tells honey bees what time it is
Bees have surprisingly complex internal clocks.
This weird trick can make an onion taste like an apple
Can you pull it off?
How you see these shapes may depend on your culture
Why your eyes perceive the world differently from everyone else.
The language you speak changes your perception of time
Time is relative
The Mind-Bending Science Of James Turrell’s Art
Turrell, whose solo exhibit at the Guggenheim closes Wednesday, doesn't just play with the way our eyes work; he exploits how our mind processes images to reveal that at a...
Anxious People Prefer More Personal Space
Because they perceive threats as closer, according to a new study.
The World Looks Bigger Through A Virtual Child’s Eyes
A virtual reality experiment that put adults in a virtual 4-year-old's body found changes in perception.
The Science Of ‘Zero Dark Thirty’: When We Can Condone Torture
A Hollywood thriller meets the science of perception.
Kids Are Still Drawing 1900s Idea Of What Dinosaurs Looked Like
Draw a Tyrannosaurus rex from memory, right now. It's probably wrong in a very significant way.
Furry Racism At The Pound: Why Is It Harder For Black Cats To Find Homes?
A Berkeley study searches for the link between cat color and cat personality.