The brain and illusions
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What can illusions teach us about the brain?
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Why The World Isn’t As It Seems - Facts So Romantic - Nautilus

Why The World Isn’t As It Seems - Facts So Romantic - Nautilus | The brain and illusions | Scoop.it
Take a close look at the floor tiles in the scene below. First, focus your attention on the tile directly below the potted plant,…
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Explanations about our perceptions of light and dark objects. It's a blog but at least he consults with neuroscientists.  Nice picture.

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A Simple Illusion that Completely Screws Up Your Sense of Space

A Simple Illusion that Completely Screws Up Your Sense of Space | The brain and illusions | Scoop.it
The Café Wall Illusion is so simple, it's also called the Kindergarten Illusion. It's a combination of color, line, and tiling, and it completely screws up people's spatial reasoning.
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