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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

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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: Honda’s Illusion Medley

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This recent Honda ad showcases some striking versions of classical visual illusions

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Why you can see in the dark: it’s just a bunch of hand-waving

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A team of scientists at the Universities of Rochester and Vanderbilt has found that study participants can see, and follow with their eyes, a ghostly image of their hand, when they wave it in front of their completely occluded eyes.

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Join Us At The Gonda Multidisciplinary Brain Research Center at Bar-Ilan University in Tel-Aviv

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For those of you who are in Israel today or tomorrow, come join us at The Gonda Center for free presentations on illusions and visual perception.

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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: “U Can’t Parse This” Illusion Dance

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Our visual system insists in grouping adjacent body parts by color (and congruent motion)

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Join a Think Tank in NYC!

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The Think Tank is a mobile cognitive science lab and education station that will harness intrinsic interest in the human brain.

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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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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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