http://www.ted.com Beau Lotto's color games puzzle your vision, but they also spotlight what you can't normally see: how your brain works. This fun, first-hand look at your own versatile sense of sight reveals how evolution tints your perception of what's really out there.
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"light we see is meaningless" 4:15 I say that's an overstatement... using one instance of inaccurate light reflexion to claim that "everything we see is meaningless" is the type of arguments that liberal millennials use to "back" their flawed views.
This is a weak presentation. The filtering of color through the eyes is relative to aperture (iris) and the cones. Block one eye in bright sunlight for a few seconds. The blocked one changes its perception of color when it is opened again. Wear a red and green pair of 3D spectacles and the same, almost instant, adjustment occurs.
As others have commented, the grey spot that is replicated on the second bottom line is the point of this exercise, not what he did with the top grey spot. Regarding hearing and sight, the amazing thing is that without sight there is more space for sound and memory in the brain. Some people can sense color through their hands. This shows the spectrum of adaptability of our senses. I can hear bats tweeting their sonar. Others think I am imagining this. Out of sight out of mind. I have had my hearing tested and it is well above average. I have protected my hearing. I am a jazz musician. Maybe I am an alien. ho ho
Not everything this man says is quite accurate. The red/green desert color swap has nothing to do with the brain at all. It is cone fatigue. He is a salesman. When you watch a ted talk, see not as experts but as salesmen marketing their ideas. Question everything.
"As a more contemporary artist said: art is to demonstrate the fragility of our senses. This is complete rubbish". I'm sorry, what? Surely this whole talk was demonstrating exactly how fragile out sense are? How malleable and easily fooled they are. How is that not demonstrating their fragility?
Is it just me or did he just take like 19 minutes to explain what anybody with vision already knows. Of course colors influence other colors and the level of light plays into it as well. TED talks are getting worse and worse.
You may think his shirt is unbuttoned quite a bit, but when you include the context of his shirt only having 3 buttons, you'll realize that what you perceived to be reality was simply just a limitation of your senses.
well, a guy gives us a talk about optical illusions then says in his first demonstration about the colored circles "OK, so 3 even splits". Uh dude.... there wasn't 3 even slips. Most of the people chose the grey. And very few chose the green. Yet he fools himself by saying roughly about the same amount of people chose the different colors
I'm not saying he's been tweaked & awake for a day or two -he just looks, sounds & acts like he has. SLOW DOWN please. I had to keep pausing or repeating certain bits to see what everyone else was seeing. FINALLY I played it at .75. WORKS!!
A POINTER would go a long way in directing viewers to exactly which bits objects he's referring to.
the experiment at 5:30 doesn't work for me, even after stopping the video and doing calmly for a minute, the image i see then is the exact same i've saw at start, no changes.. yea, i'm different! :D (all the others works "fine")
Having check the spectrum of the dots on the board ( (0;30 ) even the gary dots on the white board are a lighter colour 48485d on black and 535067 on white , clearly showing the two board are light differently, so you cheated !
The red and green panels don' train your brain to see another color, he's incorrect. It's a chemical change occurring on the retina, where the red receptors are desensitized through oversaturation, and so with the green on the left. It doesn't become your new normal, as it really has nothing to do with the brain. I leaned this decades ago.
stockholm is a tiny place. implement this in america which is rougly 50000x larger and you get issues very quickly. when our 1 country is almost as large as all of europe, well of course we will produce a large percentage of the worlds pollution. its like saying "breaking news, russia makes up a large percentage of snow covered land." a bigger bowl can hold more water essentially.
Sechskies Eun Ji Won and rookie singers Lee Soo Hyun and Kim Eun Bi performed the third OST single titled "Love Song". The rookies, who are both training to debut in HYWY Entertainments girl group HYWY Girls, joined the veteran to sing about falling in love with an unlikely person. The rhythmic medium temp track is the perfect tune to make your spring days even brighter.
As a child, there was a portrait in our family home in Paris that I always loved. Today, it’s known as Maya with Doll – but to me it was just a portrait of my mother, albeit a remarkable one. “Your grandfather was a painter,” she would say, whenever the subject of the canvas, one of many that hung around the house, came up in discussion. It was only when I began school, and whispers about my heritage started to follow me, that I realised what an understatement that was. My grandfather was far more than a painter. He was the defining figure of 20th-century art – and, as I would learn later from years of academic study, a true genius. It was a revelation that would shape the course of my life in many ways. When Picasso died – in 1973, the year before I was born – he left behind 45,000 works, not to mention personal objects and correspondence.