Perception Deception

A man smiling and holding two over sized model hex nuts through his left arm.

Find out how we perceive the world around us. Is your brain playing tricks on you?

Have you thought about?

  • What is perception and why is it important?
  • Do we have more than five senses?
  • Why does our brain fool us?
  • How is the way we perceive the world affected by modern technology?
  • What is perception and why is it important?
  • Do we have more than five senses?
  • Why does our brain fool us?
  • How is the way we perceive the world affected by modern technology?

WHEN AND WHERE

All Ages

Learn About

This show explores the senses, how we perceive the world around us, and what exactly is happening when we experience an illusion.

For Educators

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Friday 18 January, 2019

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