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Illusions

Known as: ILLUSION, Illusions [Disease/Finding], illusion perception 
The misinterpretation of a real external, sensory experience.
National Institutes of Health

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Highly Cited
2014
Highly Cited
2014
The illusion of control consists of overestimating the influence that our behavior exerts over uncontrollable outcomes. Available… Expand
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
  • Mel Slater
  • Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B…
  • 2009
  • Corpus ID: 6521266
In this paper, I address the question as to why participants tend to respond realistically to situations and events portrayed… Expand
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
We highlight the latest research on body perception and self-consciousness, but argue that despite these achievements, central… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
The pattern of local image velocities on the retina encodes important environmental information. Although humans are generally… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Psychological beliefs such as optimism, personal control, and a sense of meaning are known to be protective of mental health. Are… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
The amount of light coming to the eye from an object depends on the amount of light striking the surface, and on the proportion… Expand
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
The study of heuristics and biases in judgement has been criticized in several publications by G. Gigerenzer, who argues that… Expand
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
BACKGROUND When we reach out to pick up an object, not only do we direct our moving limb towards the location of the object, but… Expand
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
S. E. Taylor and J. D. Brown's (1988) position that mentally healthy people exhibit positive illusions raises a dilemma: How do… Expand
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
Feelings of familiarity are not direct products of memory. Although prior experience of a stimulus can produce a feeling of… Expand
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