optical illusion


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optical illusion

A visual impression that is inaccurately perceived.
See also: illusion
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We also discuss works by artists who create optical illusions. I display posters and artwork found in textbooks, calendars, and on the Internet.
Optical illusions, by definition, elicit a variety of interpretations, just as identical animal parades are not necessarily described by the same rule.
According BBC , the viral post said the optical illusion was created by Japanese neurologist, Yamamoto Hashima.
OPTICAL ILLUSION They look as though they're walking on water but this couple were actually on a causeway
Optical illusion outfits have been a big hit with celebrities.
The big worry is the lack of a frontrunner in the line-up, as Optical Illusion was much too keen in the early stages last time, but stall nine against the rail is going to help as Kyne should be able to get him into the ruck early on.
But while we are no strangers to seeing the surgically enhanced mother of one parading round in skimpy underwear -sometimes minus the underwear altogether -this time the clothing is an optical illusion.
Data taken by the SOHO (Solar and Heliospheric Observatory) spacecraft reveals the motion as an optical illusion. The supergranules undulate, and it's the wave they form that races ahead of the sun's rotation.
LIGHT REFLECTIVEMAKE-UP that claims to be light reflective will contain special particles that reflect the light, helping to give the optical illusion of younger looking skin.
One astonished computer user said: "It is an amazing optical illusion - and it works even if you haven't been at the optics!"
Thousands of telescopes will be trained on the horizon shortly after dusk to catch a glimpse of Jupiter and Venus apparently merging in a spectacular optical illusion as they pass in front of each other.
Another highlight is the Clone, which allows people to sit at a table to see five clones of themselves, while the Ames Room, a particular Instagram-friendly spot, enables two guests to shrink or grow depending on their position in a life-size optical illusion that plays on depth distance and varying sizes.