illusion

Optical illusion turns island in Alaska into a ‘flying saucer’ that appears to be hovering above the water The clip, filmed in Glacier Bay, showed Lone Island seemingly float across water  It highlights...

‘Scintillating Starburst’ optical illusion tricks you into thinking a spinning wheel is shimmering – and illustrates how our brains ‘connect the dots’ to create a subjective...

‘My new favourite colour!’ Mind boggling optical illusion reveals a shade of cyan that your eyes have NEVER seen before A classic optical illusion called ‘true cyan colour’ has...

Optical illusion reveals how depression can change how we physically see the world – with people with the mental health condition perceiving patterns as weaker Finnish researchers investigated the effects...

Do YOU see a dog or a man? Optical illusion snap of a figure in a snowy forest baffles the internet The photo which was taken in a snowy forest has divided internet users   Some people saw a small...

Shape up! Tricky optical illusion challenges puzzlers to find all of the triangles in the image – so, how many can YOU see? Tricky optical illusion was shared on the website for US-based Optics4Kids  Offers...

How your field of view affects speed perception: Incredible optical illusion reveals removing objects from your peripheral vision tricks the brain into thinking it is moving slower than it is A restricted...

Council puts optical illusion in the middle of a busy road in the hope of getting drivers to slow down – but motorists claim it may be more dangerous Surprising optical illusion popped up in the...

How many dots do YOU see? The optical illusion that reveals how our eyes lie to compensate for what they can’t see Ninio’s extinction illusion shows how our brain compensates for what it can’t...

The illusion, created by Yale University researchers, places two dots on a moving map of Tokyo. Because of our need to bring order to randomness, we automatically ascribe motive to the motion, and even...

The color changing gradient illusion that can ‘break your brain’ A Japanese psychologist shared a mind-bending optical illusion on Twitter In a video, Akiyoshi Kitaoka moves a swatch across...

Earlier this week, the Internet was totally rocked by what is now known as “The Laurel vs. Yanny debate.” If you somehow missed it, people all over the world argued with their friends and family...

Why does this spinning arrow ALWAYS point right? Mathematician’s incredible optical illusion leaves the internet baffled It is the creation of Professor Kokichi Sugihara at Meiji University in Tokyo Professor...

Can you spot the X on the moon? Incredible optical illusion is captured in a stunning close-up of the lunar surface The famous optical feature is visible through telescopes and exists on the line between...