Top of Mind with Julie Rose
Police Shootings, Unreliable Senses, Gender and Career Choice
Episode: Police Shootings, Unreliable Senses, Gender and Career Choice
- Jan 5, 2016 10:00 pm
- 15:32 mins
Guest: Ladan Shams, PhD, Associate Professor of Psychology at the University of California, Los Angeles Whether it’s a wooly mammoth or an oncoming car, our survival has always depended on our ability to accurately identify objects around us. As a result, you’d think the skill of locating objects in space – using our eyes and ears – would be finely tuned. But the largest study yet on this concept shows we’re not nearly as accurate as we like to think.