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Brain Seeks Patterns Where None Exist

October 3rd, 2008

Episode 17 of 579 episodes

The brain will find patterns or images where none really exist. Relaxation exercises lowered the chances of finding a pattern that wasn't really there. Adam Hinterthuer reports