In this so-called Hering illusion, the straight lines near the central point (vanishing point) appear to curve outward. This illusion occurs because our…Read More »
brains are predicting the way the underlying scene would look in the next moment if we were moving toward the middle point. Less «
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Invisibly Changing Dots: The 2011 Best Visual Illusion
Credit: Jordan Suchow and George Alvarez of Harvard University
In an animated version of this image, the rotation of the whole ring obscures the changing colors of the dots. See below for the video.
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