“It is not true that “the laboratory can never be like life.” The laboratory must be like life!” – J.J. Gibson

Taken from Peelen, M. V., & Kastner, S. (in press). Attention in the real world: toward understanding its neural basisTrends in Cognitive Sciences.



“Dream delivers us to dream, and there is no end to illusion. Life is a train of moods like a string of beads, and, as we pass through them, they prove to be many-colored lenses which paint the world their own hue, and each shows only what lies in its focus. From the mountain you see the mountain. We animate what we can, and we see only what we animate.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson