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Charpentier bands

Charpentier bands  

Illusory black spokes that are seen when a black disc with a white sector is rotated slowly. [Named after the French physician (Pierre Marie) Augustin Charpentier (1852–1916) who discussed them]
cognitive illusion

cognitive illusion  

An illusion in the cognitive domain, one of the best known examples being the size-weight illusion, although it is also a tactile illusion. See also experimentally induced false memory, ...
size–weight illusion

size–weight illusion   Reference library

Richard L. Gregory

The Oxford Companion to the Mind (2 ed.)

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2006
Subject:
Science and technology, Psychology, Philosophy
Length:
847 words
Lifting weights was a favourite activity of experimental psychology in its early days, but now, although these experiments involve much of interest, they are unfashionable and are seldom ... More

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