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Lifeless Objects Stare at You Everywhere. A New Study Explains Why They Won’t Quit – ScienceAlert

When you see a face in a cloud, in the slots of a power point, or on the side of a house, there’s a term for it: face pareidolia. This strange perception phenomenon makes lifeless, inanimate objects appear to have facial features – the basic shapes

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When you see a face in a cloud, in the slots of a power point, or on the side of a house, there’s a term for it: face pareidolia. This strange perception phenomenon makes lifeless, inanimate objects appear to have facial features the basic shapes of two eyes and a mouth is often all it takes to imagine a face gazing back at you.
This common apparition can be seen anywhere we mistake these rudimentary facial features to exist: even galactic-scale phenomena can make us do the same weird double-ta…

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