The brain and illusions
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The brain and illusions
What can illusions teach us about the brain?
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Evolution Meets Photoshop In These 19 Terrifyingly Adorable New Animal Species

Evolution Meets Photoshop In These 19 Terrifyingly Adorable New Animal Species | The brain and illusions | Scoop.it
An artist pits Photoshop, and her own artistry, against nature to create bizarre new species.
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These really are illusions but they are very convincing.

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How Fake Photos Are Messing With Our Perception of Reality

How Fake Photos Are Messing With Our Perception of Reality | The brain and illusions | Scoop.it
When Hurricane Sandy struck the East Coast back in October, the photograph above was widely circulated by people who believed that it showed the storm
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Just for clarity, the above photo is a real storm but putting it above New York is the fake part. Interesting article on how much we are influenced by fake photos. I tend to agree with some of the commenters in that I regard all photos with suspicion.

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Optical illusions

What you can do with a picture Ce qu'on peut faire avec une photo
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Nice touched up photos but barely scrapes into the 'illusions' category.

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Amazing Animated Optical Illusions!

Another series of animated optical illusions. I created all of these from scratch using photoshop.

One of the simplest yet amazing illusions.

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