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Color & Pattern: How our brain ‘expects’ to see


Great artists have a keen way of tapping into our visual system. They use color and pattern to stimulate our minds and evoke our emotions. But how?

Watch as Allen Institute researchers visit the new exhibit “Color & Pattern” at Seattle’s Pivot Art +Culture to show us how what our brain *expects* to see can have a strong impact on what it *does* see.

[Video and text source: Allen Institute YouTube channel]