Rainhawk
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Interview Help with Optical Illusions

Postby Rainhawk » Sun Dec 07, 2003 6:09 pm

To anyone who can help-

Hi, I am currently working on a science fair project for school. My problem question is the following: "How does the ability to speak more than one language affect perception of Optical Illusions?" I have found my key questions. They are: 1)What is Language 2)How does the brain process language and optical illusions? 3) What makes people interpret optical illusions differently? 4)What is an optical illusion? . If anyone could help to answer these questions in interview form, I'd be forever grateful.

Thanks,
~Rainhawk (Justin)

topgun0728
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Postby topgun0728 » Mon Dec 08, 2003 7:17 pm

You've got a very interesting question. Certainly many people have devoted much energy to studying the relationship between brain and language, but optical illusions is certainly a fun side branch to look at. Check out these sites for some more information:

Brain & Language
http://www.ling.upenn.edu/courses/Fall_ ... ology.html

Optical Illusion
http://www.madsci.org/posts/archives/ma ... .Ns.r.html

More Topics On Linguistics
http://www.ling.upenn.edu/courses/Fall_ ... edule.html

Rainhawk
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Postby Rainhawk » Mon Dec 08, 2003 9:20 pm

Thanks for the help. It answered a lot of my key questions.


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