Posts Tagged 'science'

Faces in Motion: Embodiment, Emotion and Interaction

As humans, we express what we think and feel by facial movements, often without even realizing it. In the (e)motion installation, the goal was to create awareness of even the subtlest movements of the face, and to facilitate interaction purely

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Faces in Motion: Embodiment, Emotion and Interaction

As humans, we express what we think and feel by facial movements, often without even realizing it. In the (e)motion installation, the goal was to create awareness of even the subtlest movements of the face, and to facilitate interaction purely

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Hypnosis: less than meets the eye?

The cartoon image of hypnosis always involves spinning eyes and a pendulum but does hypnosis actually affect eye movements? A case study by Kallio et al., 2011 showed abnormal eye movements in a highly hypnotizable subject. We we curious if

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Hypnosis: less than meets the eye?

The cartoon image of hypnosis always involves spinning eyes and a pendulum but does hypnosis actually affect eye movements? A case study by Kallio et al., 2011 showed abnormal eye movements in a highly hypnotizable subject. We we curious if

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Studium Generale

I was part of the lecture series about human vision at Studium Generale in Groningen. Together with Esther Polak, I did a lecture about the cross-pollination between art and science. Other talks included Visual Illusions by Whee Ky Ma, Perception as Augmented

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Studium Generale

I was part of the lecture series about human vision at Studium Generale in Groningen. Together with Esther Polak, I did a lecture about the cross-pollination between art and science. Other talks included Visual Illusions by Whee Ky Ma, Perception as Augmented

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Talkshow

How often do you get to present your research together with a large owl, Dutch politicians and a guy dressed like a sausage? I was interviewed about optical illusions and the brain by speed-talking host Bram Douwes on the talk

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Talkshow

How often do you get to present your research together with a large owl, Dutch politicians and a guy dressed like a sausage? I was interviewed about optical illusions and the brain by speed-talking host Bram Douwes on the talk

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CREW: Penetrating deeper into the temporal lobe

“I am always looking for art that messes with your mind and tricks your senses. The performance Terra nova by CREW starts out as a perverted experiment with the audience as guinea pigs. In other words, I feel like I have

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CREW: Penetrating deeper into the temporal lobe

“I am always looking for art that messes with your mind and tricks your senses. The performance Terra nova by CREW starts out as a perverted experiment with the audience as guinea pigs. In other words, I feel like I have

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From trip to treatment – the science of psychedelic drugs

You will rarely see me get up early and bike through the rain to make it to church on time. I made an exception for the Interdisciplinary Conference on Psychedelic Research (ICPR2012), a two-day event hosted in the Moses and Aaron Church

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From trip to treatment – the science of psychedelic drugs

You will rarely see me get up early and bike through the rain to make it to church on time. I made an exception for the Interdisciplinary Conference on Psychedelic Research (ICPR2012), a two-day event hosted in the Moses and Aaron Church

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Sublime void

The darkest painting in the word is a small square made of carbon nano tubes. Hostage pt. 1 by Frederik de Wilde absorbs nearly all surrounding light while reflecting almost nothing back. I had a talk over morning coffee with

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Sublime void

The darkest painting in the word is a small square made of carbon nano tubes. Hostage pt. 1 by Frederik de Wilde absorbs nearly all surrounding light while reflecting almost nothing back. I had a talk over morning coffee with

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