Transmissions through time: the 2017 advent calendar
Day 15

Friendly shapes

Bruce Hood investigates whether shapes can be perceived as friendly.

As humans, we sometimes project our thoughts and emotions onto things that aren't human. In this video, Bruce Hood shows how we can interpret shapes as having their own "personalities", just by the way they move.

Bruce Hood gave the 2011 CHRISTMAS LECTURES "Meet your brain". This clip is from his third lecture "Are you thinking what I'm thinking?".