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Optical illusions confusing

Optical illusion is an impression of a visible object or phenomenon that does not correspond to reality, that is, an optical illusion of sight. Some visual deceptions have long had a scientific explanation, others still remain a mystery.

We collected the most steep optical illusions.

Be careful: some of them can cause tearing, nausea and disorientation in space.

See the three pretty girls?

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And now turn the image ...

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Our brain rarely encounters inverted images, so it can not notice distortions in them.

Illusion 13 people

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Initially, we see here 12 people, but after the movement appears one more, the 13th.

Which way is the window open?

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You can change the direction simply by thinking about it.

Distortion of perception of movement

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These blocks do not move one after the other - their speed is the same.

Filling with color

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Look at the black dot in the center. Keep looking at it when the picture changes. Have you seen a color photo? And now take your eyes from the point.

Contrast simulation

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It seems that the squares on the left side are darker than squares with the right. However, in fact they are the same color.

Ames Room

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The irregular-shaped room used to create a three-dimensional optical illusion was designed by the American ophthalmologist Albert Ames in 1934.

Dynamic gradient brightness

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Slowly bring your eyes closer to the screen and the "light" in the middle will become brighter. Move back and it will become weak again.

Disappearing points

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Concentrate your eyes on the green dot in the middle. After a while, the yellow dots disappear one by one. In fact, they remain in place, just static frames disappear from our consciousness, if they are surrounded by constantly changing images.

The Illusion of the Four Circles

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In fact, none of them overlap.

The Droste effect

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The Droste effect is a looped recursive image.

The Illusion of Perception

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The color of the strip in the center is actually uniform and the same along the entire length.

Moving poster

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Twist the mouse wheel up and down and you will see how the poster "moves."

Selective perception

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There are two photos here, and there is one difference between them. Try to find it, and once you notice the difference, you will not be able to see it.

Endless chocolate

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If you cut a 5 to 5 chocolate bar and rearrange all the pieces in the order shown, then, from now on, an extra chocolate piece will appear.

Look at the cross in the middle

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Peripheral vision turns beautiful faces into monsters.

Black and white or color

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If you look closely at the point in the center of the black and white image for 15 seconds, the picture takes on color.

Impossible elephant

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Roger Shepard's drawing.

Ferris wheel

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Which way does the wheel spin?

The Dragon of Gardner or the Dragon of Jerry Andrus

The dragon of Gardner or the dragon of Jerry Andrus (by the name of the creator) as he does not always look at the observer.

Same or different?

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How can two cigarettes be of different sizes?

The Invisibility Chair

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The optical effect, which creates a false impression of the location of the seat, is due to the original design of the chair, invented by the French studio Ibride.

Illusion of color

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Do not look up at the cross and you will see how the purple spots become green. And then completely disappear.

Black and White Illusion

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See thirty seconds for four dots in the center of the picture, then move your gaze to the ceiling and blink. What did you see?

Illusion of the interior

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Four circles

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Be careful! This optical illusion can cause a headache lasting up to two hours.

Pulsating poster

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At what point of the picture you would not have focused your eyes, the picture never stops moving for a second.

Chessboard cells

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Are the colors of cells A and B different from the chessboard? The illusion of color perception, published by Edward H. Adelson, professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1995.

Ordering squares

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It seems that the four white lines are moving chaotically. But it is necessary to impose images of squares on them, as everything becomes quite natural.

The birth of animation

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An animation image was obtained by overlaying a black mesh on the drawing. Before our eyes, static objects begin to move.

Hypnosis

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Look, without blinking, in the middle of the image for 20 seconds, and then look at someone's face or just a wall.