Gender bias about who’s ‘brilliant’ spans the globe

"...people explicitly say that they associate women with brilliance. Yet implicit measures reveal a different story..."

James Devitt-NYU • futurity
July 2, 2020 ~7 min

Tags: gender bias stereotypes society-and-culture beliefs perception

Nope, you don’t see the world objectively

You can't separate your subjective experience of an object from the way you perceive it, a study finds. That means we don't see objects as they really are.

Jill Rosen-Johns Hopkins • futurity
June 9, 2020 ~5 min

Tags: vision brains science-and-technology shapes perception

Nope, you don’t see the world objectively

You can't separate your subjective experience of an object from the way you perceive it, a study finds. That means we don't see objects as they really are.

Jill Rosen-Johns Hopkins • futurity
June 9, 2020 ~5 min

Tags: vision brains science-and-technology shapes perception

How you can avoid ‘Zoom fatigue’

Many of us are using Zoom to stay connected with coworkers, family, and friends during the coronavirus pandemic. But too much an lead to "Zoom fatigue."

Jared Wadley-Michigan • futurity
May 21, 2020 ~7 min

Tags: internet communication jobs fatigue society-and-culture social-lives perception

How you can avoid ‘Zoom fatigue’

Many of us are using Zoom to stay connected with co-workers, family, and friends during the coronavirus pandemic. But too much an lead to "Zoom fatigue."

Jared Wadley-Michigan • futurity
May 21, 2020 ~7 min

Tags: internet communication jobs fatigue society-and-culture social-lives perception

Reading your partner’s emotions can backfire

Reading your partner's emotions can be good for the relationship, but not when contempt and anger come into play, research finds.

Sandra Knispel-U. Rochester • futurity
May 21, 2020 ~8 min

Tags: anger emotions relationships featured society-and-culture social-lives perception

Traits we can’t see can help us find stuff in clutter

New research shows that our minds focus on physical traits of an object that we can't even see while we search for it and discards traits that don't match.

Jill Rosen-Johns Hopkins • futurity
May 13, 2020 ~5 min

Tags: physics attention vision science-and-technology perception

‘Noisy’ neurons put a limit on visual perception

New findings may solve a mystery about how brains manage to process information so accurately, even though neurons act with a degree of randomness.

Stanford • futurity
April 9, 2020 ~6 min

Tags: neurons brains science-and-technology perception prostheses

Friend or foe? This bundle of brain fibers lets guys know

A peak into how the brain distinguishes a friend or foe offers findings relevant to anxiety and psychosis, say researchers.

U. Queensland • futurity
Nov. 22, 2019 ~3 min

Tags: anxiety brains emotions health-and-medicine perception

People want self-driving cars to share their personality

To perceive self-driving cars as safe, they have to have certain personality traits, researchers say. Here are the ones that matter most.

U. Michigan • futurity
Nov. 13, 2019 ~4 min

Tags: safety personality society-and-culture perception self-driving-cars

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