The brain and illusions
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The brain and illusions
What can illusions teach us about the brain?
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Corrie White

Corrie White | The brain and illusions | Scoop.it
My interest in photography started at an early age, but only in the past few years have I been able to find the time to practice this hobby. My main interest is macro, especially the water drops.
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I don't know if this counts as a illusion but clearly this is stunning water droplet art.

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Time Fountain - Optical Illusion

This device creates the illusion that a simple stream of water droplets can defy the known laws of physics. By controlling a set of flickering LEDs, the dripping water can appear to slow down, freeze in mid-air, and even reverse in direction.

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High-Speed Photography Turns Water Droplets Into Liquid Sculptures

High-Speed Photography Turns Water Droplets Into Liquid Sculptures | The brain and illusions | Scoop.it
The water droplet is the quintessential cliché of high-speed photography. Any Internet search will produce a dizzying number of bursting and rippling liquid surfaces. Yet in the right hands, even the familiar can be extraordinary.

[Not an illusion but just as unbelievable! -GC]

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