Vision, Contrast, and Blood Color

One of the major components of vision perception is contrast. Contrast in the visual scene creates the base framework from which the brain builds and layers the image. This means that the higher an object’s contrast to its environment, the easier it will be able to be seen. Many assume that the color red will […]

Stage Blood Murder Mystery!

Blood Spill at Bottom of Stairs

Imagine getting to the top of your apartment building stairs and seeing this: Uh-oh. Did I just move into a super-shady neighborhood? The blood trail goes all the way down the stairs to the bottom: What the **** is going on here?!?!?!? Hold on a second while I search Google for “moving companies.” I should […]

Emotional Contagion Review

By Elaine Hatfield, John T. Caccioppo, and Richard Rapson Have you ever noticed that some people are able to “infect” others with their emotions? Some can make a whole room melancholy, others have a catching laugh. People can be uplifting by just being present and others can extremely dispiriting. Emotional Contagion explores the scientific explanations […]