Optical Illusions

Tuesday, August 11, 2009

Optical Illusions use color, light and patterns to "fool" our brains into seeing something else. "Perception refers to the interpretation of what we take in through our eyes. Optical illusions occur because our brain is trying to interpret what we see and make sense of the world around us. The information gathered by the eye is processed by the brain, creating a perception that in reality, does not match the true image."
-Optical Society of America

Check out these sites for some fun illusions. What you do see???

Optics for Kids
Colorcube
Akiyoshi's illusion pages

Shana said...

Wanted to stop by and let you know that I got the book and it is great! Thanks so much!

Aimee said...

I think optical illusions are so much fun!

Clueless_Mama said...

I love optical illusions. I am going to check it out. following from Living in Style

Jennifer said...

Thanks for sharing those!

I gave you an award over on my blog.

http://jaycoxcircus.blogspot.com/2009/08/she-likes-me.html

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Orange Juice said...

OMG that's so cool! You always find different and interesting stuff that I never see anywhere else!

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