How Our Brains See Men as People and Women as Body Parts, University of Nebraska Study  
7/26/2012 7:23:51 AM

When casting our eyes upon an object, our brains either perceive it in its entirety or as a collection of its parts. Consider, for instance, photo mosaics consisting of hundreds of tiny pictures that when arranged a certain way form a larger overall image: In fact, it takes two separate mental functions to see the mosaic from both perspectives.