Monday, September 17, 2012

Celebrity Hobgoblins

A relatively new scientific finding called the "Flashed Face Distortion Effect" causes the brain to turn attractive people into deformed, weird headed, hobgoblins.

Cycling quickly through pairs of eye-aligned faces on a screen, the brain seems to exaggerate features and interpret each face as a caricature of itself. The degree of distortion is greatest for faces that deviate from each other in relation to particular features.

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