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Latest Optical illusions Stories

Researchers Find ‘Seeing Jesus In Toast’ Phenomenon Perfectly Normal
2014-05-07 03:35:20

People who claim to see “Jesus in toast” may no longer be mocked in the future thanks to a new study by researchers at the University of Toronto and partner institutions in China.

2014-02-11 10:55:11

Scientists have studied a visual illusion first discovered by Galileo Galilei, and found that it occurs because of the surprising way our eyes see lightness and darkness in the world.

Area Of The Brain That Creates Illusory Shapes And Surfaces Discovered By Scientists
2013-10-01 11:10:48

The logo of the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics includes red, white and blue stars, but the white star is not really there: It is an illusion. Similarly, the "S" in the USA Network logo is wholly illusory.

2013-09-07 23:03:27

Optical illusions on high-quality tee shirts have proven to be popular; fans range from kids to adults.

2013-04-28 23:02:07

Tees For Your Head's product offerings continue to expand, now offering a fun and geeky line of illusions to their tees, in sizes from toddler to 6XL. Santa

2012-05-01 13:52:05

Barrow Neurological Institute researchers Jorge Otero-Millan, Stephen Macknik, and Susana Martinez-Conde share the recent cover of the Journal of Neuroscience in a compelling study into why illusions trick our brains.

2011-12-07 22:10:53

New research by psychologists at Queen Mary, University of London has revealed that the way we see the world might depend on reflexes in the brain.

The Visuals of Dieting: It’s Not Just Size That Matters
2011-11-30 15:07:35

Researchers have recently discovered yet another connection between visual cues and the mind’s perception of food quantity, hunger and satiety — this time involving color and contrasts.

2011-11-08 22:23:38

When we gaze at a shape and then the shape disappears, a strange thing happens: We see an afterimage in the complementary color.


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