This session is an introduction to the subject of psychology: the scientific study of how we think, feel and act. The lecture features some fascinating examples and fun demonstrations on topics like optical illusions, limits of visual attention, the power of suggestion in memories, and the relationship between how we feel and how we act.
Keywords: perception, optical illusion, visual memory, visual attention, listening, automaticity, prediction, thinking, feeling, acting
In the Hermann Grid illusion, black dots seem to flash in the grid intersections. (Public domain image.)