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The Winners of the 2014 Best Illusion of the Year Contest

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Expanding and contracting circles, mutating colors, and false image matches dominated the 2014 Best Illusion of the Year Contest, held on May 18th in the TradeWinds Island Grand in St. Petersburg, FL. One thousand perceptual scientists joined artists and the general public to determine the TOP THREE illusion masters from a pre-selected group of TOP TEN finalists, chosen by an international committee of judges. Each winner took home a trophy designed by the acclaimed Italian sculptor Guido Moretti: the trophies are visual illusions themselves.

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It’s Love’s Illusions I Recall…

Title: ‘E-motion’, by Gianni A. Sarcone

Gianni Sarcone’s illusions are beautiful and evocative of our most cherished emotion.

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CALL FOR ILLUSION SUBMISSIONS: THE WORLD’S 10TH ANNUAL BEST ILLUSION OF THE YEAR CONTEST

Mac King

We are happy to announce the 10th anniversary edition of world’s Best Illusion of the Year Contest. Submissions are now welcome!

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Illusion of the week: The Primal Flashlight

© Lothar Spillmann

This illusion will enhance not only the brightness and color, but also the details of the visual scene.

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Illusion of the Week: Here Comes the Sun

Created by Allan Stubbs

This week’s illusion, by vision scientist Alan Stubbs from the University of Maine, was a top ten finalist in the Best Illusion of the Year Contest. To experience the illusion, sit at normal reading distance in front of your computer screen and then lean forward toward the center of the image. An exploding supernova of brightness will ensue.

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Illusion of the Week: The Knobby Sphere Illusion

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The Knobby Sphere Illusion tricks your sense of touch. The sphere no longer feels round, but bumpy.

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Illusion of the Week: The Best Illusion of the Year

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Out of the ten finalist competitors, the Best Illusion of the Year title went to “Rotation Generated by Translation”, an illusion developed by a team of mathematicians and illusion creators from Meiji University in Japan.

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Fat Tuesday: Illusory Portion Control

Http://www.moillusions.com/2012/09/the-portion-size-optical-illusion.html

Think that your eyes are bigger than your stomach? Well, actually, yes… they are.

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The people have spoken! See the Best Illusions of the Year

The 9th annual Best Illusion of the Year Contest took place today, Monday May 13th, in the Naples Philharmonic Hall in Florida.

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The TOP 10 Illusions of the Year Have Been Announced

The Best Illusion of the Year Contest is happy to announce the TOP TEN illusions of 2013!

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