A sixth sense? How we can tell that eyes are watching us
- 20 September 2016
We’ve all had that feeling that somebody is watching us – even if we’re not looking directly at their eyes.
Sometimes we even experience a feeling of being watched by someone completely outside our field of vision. But how can we explain this phenomenon without resorting to pseudoscientific explanations like extrasensory perception (or a “sixth sense”)?
Read the full article on The Conversation website, written by Harriet Dempsey-Jones, Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences.
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