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Illusion Chasers

Illusions, Delusions, and Everyday Deceptions

A New Vision of How We Explore Our World

Courtesy Jorge Otero-Millan Ed. Note: Elements of this article first appeared in a press release about our research article, from the Barrow Neurological Institute.

April 8, 2013 — Susana Martinez-Conde

Cameron Diaz and the Unbelievers

Source: Caroline Bonarde Ucci/Wikimedia Commons March 29 th was Good Friday, and it was no coincidence that Lawrence Krauss, author of “A Universe from Nothing” and Director of the Or...

April 4, 2013 — Susana Martinez-Conde

Illusion of the Week: Steel Magnolias

The Steel Magnolias illusion, by graphic designer Michael Pickard of Sunderland University in the UK, was a Top 10 finalist in the 2007 edition of the Best Illusion of the Year Contest.

April 3, 2013 — Susana Martinez-Conde

Fat Tuesday: Insidious Weight Bias Ed. note: This blog originally appeared on I just want to thank you all for being so even-minded ...

April 2, 2013 — Stephen L. Macknik

An interview with Neal Stephenson Neal Stephenson is the author of numerous books of speculative, historical, and science fict...

April 1, 2013 — Stephen L. Macknik

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