The brain and illusions
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What can illusions teach us about the brain?
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Illusions slow drivers in South Florida | Better Roads

Illusions slow drivers in South Florida | Better Roads | The brain and illusions | Scoop.it
(Photo: Ann Douglas / Flickr) Drivers in South Florida may start slowing down thanks to an optical illusion on the roadways. South Florida traffic officials
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This is different! This is the way that illusions should be used - for human safety!

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Crazy Moving Square Illusion!

Simple yet amazing illusion. There are 2 sets of lines moving back and forth perpendicularly but when the paper squares are placed on the screen the lines suddenly appear to be a square moving in a circular motion.

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Optical Illusions Put In On Roads To Trick Drivers Into Slowing Down

Optical Illusions Put In On Roads To Trick Drivers Into Slowing Down | The brain and illusions | Scoop.it
One city painted lines on a road and planted trees in a certain fashion to trick drivers into thinking they are going faster than they really are, in hopes to decrease the number of people speeding.
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