illusion

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Best visual illusion of the year

Our brains are pretty good at finding patterns, but it has some blindspots and then we get confused. The Illusion of the Year contest targets those blindspots. This year’s winner shows a rotating pattern that seems to switch axes depending on where you look. Tags: axes, illusion

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Optical illusion shows our messed up lightness perception

A gray piece of paper moves along a gradient. You won’t believe your eyes. A demo of lightness perception pic.twitter.com/BSVpgcuIw1 — Akiyoshi Kitaoka (@AkiyoshiKitaoka) August 12, 2018 Tags: illusion, perception

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