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Are you schizophrenic? (The Hollow Face Illusion Test)
Toasty Roti
05 sep 2013 14:40

If this illusion doesn't fool you, you might have schizophrenia. Hopefully that is not the case!

If this illusion doesn't fool you, you might have schizophrenia. Hopefully that is not the case!

Tags: "video"   albert-einstein   charlie-chaplin   cool   face   hollow   illusion   mask   psychology  
The McGurk Illusion
Toasty Roti
05 sep 2013 14:26

Every day our brains are bombarded with a hoard of new information. How do we make sense of it all? What happens when two of our senses conflict?

Every day our brains are bombarded with a hoard of new information. How do we make sense of it all? What happens when two of our senses conflict?

Tags: "video"   cool   hearing   psychology   science   sight   sound  
Pareidolia - Seeing Faces
Toasty Roti
15 aug 2013 15:02

The brain is quite talented at recognizing human faces; perhaps too talented. We often see face-like qualities in inanimate objects and interpret the pattern as a face. Here are a few examples of this psychological phenomenon!

The brain is quite talented at recognizing human faces; perhaps too talented. We often see face-like qualities in inanimate objects and interpret the pattern as a face.

Tags: cool   faces   fun   pareidolia   psychology   science