Optical Illusions

Optical illusions amaze and delight, and they can even teach us about vision and how our brains work. Here are a few of my favorites. Many of these are original.

Color Illusions

Color illusions are among the most puzzling optical illusions, really testing our understanding of how our brains process color. With many of these, you really can’t trust what your eyes are telling you. While you may see blue eyes or yellow bananas, that color is not actually present.

3D Illusions

These optical illusions show various ways that our brains can be tricked into perceiving two-dimensional images as three-dimensional.

Other Illusions

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