Why People Protest According to Psychology, How Scientists Made Blind People “See” Shapes, and May’s Curiosity Challenge

Curiosity Daily

Jun 12 2020 • 12 mins

Learn about why people protest and riot, according to social psychology; and how scientists stimulated the brains of blind people to make them “see” shapes. Then, test your knowledge with this month’s edition of the Curiosity Challenge.

Why social psychology says people protest and riot by Kelsey Donk

Scientists made blind and sighted people "see" shapes by stimulating the visual cortex by Cameron Duke

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