Perceptual psychologists have long been interested in limen – the threshold at which a stimulus becomes detectable. The following limen for the different senses, expressed in everyday terms rather than in terms of physical quantities, have a certain poetry to them. Galanter, E. (1962). Contemporary psychophysics. Holt, Rinehart, Winston. VIA (via psydoctor8)
Oh my Wundt! (exclamation for psychologists only)
Imagine growing up in a place where you don’t exist. You watch TV, you read books, and you never see anyone like you. You look around and see lots of different people, on TV, in advertisements, in books, in films, but you never see someone like yourself. You know there…
a shirt i wish i had
Visited my friend’s house for the first time today. It’s perfect. Five minutes out of town, water tanks, old and cracking with wood floors. So many windows, so much sun. When I’m finished uni I’m going to buy it and have a bunch of kids.