Posted: Dec 07, 2015 2:04 pm
by Animavore
Calilasseia wrote:Ah, the joy of pareidolia. Which is going to manifest itself whenever one spends long periods of time examining apparently patternless vistas. It's as if the human brain has a need to encounter familiar entities, and homes in on patterns with ever more tenuous resemblance to those familiar entities, as the subconscious longing becomes more desperate.

Psychologists have done tests with this. Tell someone there's a UFO in the white noise and they will eventually find it.