CEU Researchers Challenge Conventional View of Visual Perception – Is it Really a Horse on the Photo of a Horse?

December 8, 2022

If you were shown a photo of a horse and asked what it is, you would likely say, “a horse.” But, of course, it isn’t a horse, and you would be aware of this: you cannot feed or ride the photo in your hand. Yet, when studying visual perception, researchers often take it for granted that people see a horse when they look at a photo of a horse. This may be a mistake.

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