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Illusion of the Week: Tangible Checkershadow


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Here’s a “dramatization” of the original Checkershadow Illusion by MIT vision scientist Ted Adelson.

Susana Martinez-Conde About the Author: Susana Martinez-Conde and Stephen L. Macknik are laboratory directors at the Barrow Neurological Institute in Phoenix. Follow on Twitter @illusionchasers.

The views expressed are those of the author and are not necessarily those of Scientific American.





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  1. 1. jabailo 11:46 am 08/16/2013

    So we did land on the Moon?

    Link to this

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