The brain and illusions
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What can illusions teach us about the brain?
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Optical illusions defy physical laws

Japanese mathematics professor Kokichi Sugihara spends much of his time in a world where up is down and three dimensions are really only two. Sugihara is one of the world's leading experts of optical illusion.

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Visual illusions and mathematics

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There are a lot of striking and unusual visual illusions here - for example the 'yellow' and the 'white' lines in the above illusion are in fact the same colour!

Whilst some of the page is written in Japanese, there is also some attempt to explain the illusions mathematically.

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