Can you believe your eyes?: over 250 illusions and other visual oddities
Presents over 250 visual illusions gathered from around the world to explore the psychology of vision. Discusses the phenomenon of human perception and the use of illusions in society.
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30 seconds aftereffect afterimage ambigram ambiguous figure anamorphic angles arcs background birds black and white black area bottom brain called chapter circle is larger close contour cube cues curved deck depth perception distance dots drawing edge exactly example face figure appears focus Gustave Verbeek Hofstra University horizontal lines illusory circles illusory contours illusory figure illustration impossible figures inch judged Kanizsa length letter light look Margaret Thatcher Martin Gardner middle Moon Illusion Muffaroo nose objects parallel lines Penrose Penrose triangle perceive perfect square person picture Poggendorfs illusion presented in Figure principle printed rectangle Reprinted by permission result Scott Kim seems seen shift your gaze shown in Figure side Similarly size-weight illusion slightly space spiral stare stereoscope straight line subjective color tend tree turn the book upside vertical lines visual illusions visual vibration waves white area white squares words