Geometry Matters

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Color perception by manifold learning

Psychophysics examines the connections between external physical inputs and internal mental processes. The scientific community’s…

Letter patterns alter the perception of truth

The phrase “A causes B” appears in a lot of statements that consumers come across…

The case of geometric reasoning

Understanding both the communicative and cognitive roles of language, the degree to which language facilitates…

Pattern detection and sequence learning

Humans learn and make decisions in large part through recognizing patterns. Research on the neurocomputational…

Skeletal representations of shape in the human visual cortex

Understanding how the human visual system stores item shapes and how shape is eventually utilized…

The geometry of word embeddings in semantic projections

In what way does the mental lexicon store knowledge of word meaning? Word meanings are…

Maps of conceptual spaces in the hippocampus

How are neural representations of conceptual information structured such that people may deduce relationships they…

Finding structure in the brain’s static

The entire brain experiences slow, sustained waves of electrical activity when you sleep, much like…

Infodesics and cognitive geometry

Euclidean geometry has always been regarded by scientists as being a priori and objective. When…

Circular cities benefit from more rainfall

After noticing that weather data from roughly circular cities like Dallas and London often show…