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Eye Color Optical Illusion

Color 9 January 2014 0 Comments

Eye Color Optical Illusion

Look into the eyes of this beautiful woman and observe the color of each of her eyes.  Most people will see the left eye appearing to be blue and the right eye appearing to be gray.  Is that what you see? Would you believe that both eyes are in fact the same color?  Both are […]

Christmas Tree Colors Optical Illusion

Color 24 December 2013 0 Comments

Christmas Tree Optical Illusion

Are the two Christmas trees in the image below exactly the same shade of green or does one appear to be darker than the other? While the upper Christmas tree appears to be significantly darker than the lower tree, they are indeed the same shade of green.  When a color is placed between darker colors […]

Blue Stripe Illusion

Afterimage,Animation,Color 24 June 2013 0 Comments

Blue Stripe Illusion

You will notice that a grey stripe is moving somewhat randomly up and down in the orange section of the animation below.  If you stare at the black dot in the lower right corner, you will notice that the grey stripe in your peripheral vision will turn blue.  The effect of this illusion is very […]

Watercolor Illusion

Color 22 February 2013 0 Comments

Watercolor Illusion

In this square, the corridor part  (in between the green lines) appears to be tinted a light green.  In reality, this section of the square is entirely white. This image was drawn by Professor Akiyoshi Kitaoka in 2007 for Visiome.

Color Saturation Illusion

Color 9 October 2012 0 Comments

Color Saturation Illusion

Within the larger gray and blue squares are two smaller squares.  The small square on the left appears to be a blue or violet color while the small square on the right appears to be gray.  They are, in fact, the same color. Do they look the same to you?

Stepping Feet Illusion

Color,Video 28 August 2012 0 Comments

Stepping Feet Illusion

In the video below, two colored bars (feet) move horizontally across the screen.  One is red and the other is blue.  Stare at the area marked “Look Here” and watch what happens as the bars move across the two different backgrounds.  As they travel across a background that is striped, they appear to be out […]

Orange and Red Squares

Color 21 August 2012 0 Comments

Orange and Red Squares

The two images below present one two-headed arrow that looks to be orange in color and another that appears to be red.  In reality, the two are exactly the same color (red). The only difference between the two is the color of the border that surrounds the red squares.  The light yellow border used in […]