The brain and illusions
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What can illusions teach us about the brain?
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Even cats get fooled by these optical illusions that appear to move

It's okay to be fooled by these 'animated' optical illusions. They totally look like they're moving. Hell, the cat watching them was fooled too. But the truth is, they're all just a masterful visual trick.
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Black Cat Optical Illusion | Mighty Optical Illusions

Black Cat Optical Illusion | Mighty Optical Illusions | The brain and illusions | Scoop.it
Leonardo da Vinci was perhaps the most universal genius of all time.
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Free Papercraft, Paper Models, Card Models & Paper Toys: Cat Illusion Papercraft

Free Papercraft, Paper Models, Card Models & Paper Toys: Cat Illusion Papercraft | The brain and illusions | Scoop.it

Just to give cat loving papercrafters equal opportunity with robot dog and dragon loving papercrafters, here is a cat illusion papercraft. ^_^ Just like the Super Robot Dog I posted yesterday, if constructed correctly this kitty's eyes and head will appear to follow you around the room as you move

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Great idea for school 3D projects

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Possibly my favourite photo ever....

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First, news of a remarkable offer.  The first 10 people from the UK to order my trick, The Grid, will get a free signed copy of The As If Principle (the US version of Rip It Up).  I know, it's amaz...
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Talkative cat wants nothing to do with the vet

A cat is in a cage in the backseat of a car. It's clear that it's not what he wants. ...

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