The brain and illusions
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What can illusions teach us about the brain?
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The freakish optical illusion that shows how your brain sees faces

The freakish optical illusion that shows how your brain sees faces | The brain and illusions | Scoop.it
A 35-year-old optical illusion is still astounding people. And it all revolves around a rotated picture of Margaret Thatcher.

But, as with many optical illusions, the strange effect shows a lot about the way that the brain processes images.
Gerald Carey's insight:

I didn't realise that this was first called the Margaret Thatcher illusion. How entirely appropriate!

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HUH. - Visual Illusions by Blommers Schumm for Dove

HUH. - Visual Illusions by Blommers Schumm for Dove | The brain and illusions | Scoop.it
Dutch photography duo Blommers Schumm (Anuschka Blommers & Niels Schumm) have created a rather clever new campaign for beauty products brand Dove.
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