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Why Do We Keep Seeing Crazy Stuff On Mars?

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Danielle Andrew

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clockSep 6 2015, 23:37 UTC
2220 Why Do We Keep Seeing Crazy Stuff On Mars?
Is that a woman watching the Curiosity Rover as it takes pictures of Mars? NASA/Mars Rover.

Jesus’ face on a cheese toastie and a rat on Mars – why do humans see things that aren’t really there?

The answer is pareidolia, a psychological phenomenon that causes humans to find the familiar in the unfamiliar. But why and how does this happen?

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Check out the video by SciShow to found out.

 

 


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