Patryk Wekwejt

Patryk Wekwejt

I am a high school student from Poland. I fell in love with neuroscience when I started volunteering at the neurology ward at the local hospital. Currently, I am conducting research on Alzheimer's Disease, and a possible application of peptides from the melanocortin family as disease progression regulators. Besides neuroscience, I am also interested in geography, martial arts, and music.


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Why We See Faces Everywhere: The Pareidolia Phenomenon

Why We See Faces Everywhere: The Pareidolia Phenomenon


Abstract Pareidolia is a visual hallucination based on seeing recognizable patterns in objects and abstract installations [1]; a similar phenomenon is observed in auditory hallucinations. Most people have probably never heard of pareidolia, however nearly everyone has experienced it in some form. In our daily life, we are exposed to a lot of fac...