Strange Illusion Demonstrates How the Human Brain Mess With Time to Maintain Our Expectations

  People frequently declare, “I saw it with my own eyes.”  The assumption is that something must have happened because we perceived it. However, what we see may be impacted by a variety of factors, including our own expectations and preconceptions, as demonstrated by a peculiar new experiment. Researchers have uncovered a “novel perceptual illusion” that successfully reorders the apparent temporal order of events…