The brain and illusions
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What can illusions teach us about the brain?
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The ten-second optical illusion that will have you seeing colours that aren’t there

Stare at the red dot in the centre of this image for ten seconds. (Wait ten seconds) If the illusion worked you should have seen the monochrome cityscape be tinged with pastel colours. According to...
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Solved: How Optical Illusion Turns Circles Into Hexagons

Solved: How Optical Illusion Turns Circles Into Hexagons | The brain and illusions | Scoop.it
When you stare at a colorful image and then turn to look at a neutral background, a "ghost image" appears in contrasting colors. Now, new research finds that a similar illusion occurs with shapes, turning circles into hexagons and vice versa.
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