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The Probabilistic Mind

Human brains evolved to deal with doubt

Posted: September 26, 2011

The research of Bill Geisler, David Wechsler Regents Professor of Psychology and director of the Center for Perceptual Systems, is explored in an article on the "probability-based brain" inScience News. Principles of probability, researchers are finding, may guide basic visual abilities, such as estimating the tilt of lines or finding targets hidden amid distractions. Read more... |Geisler Web Page

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