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intriguing perception and optical illusion contents, you
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may see flashing horizontal flows... The illusion of flows
occurs when we look at certain pattern containing contrasting
colors. The effect is mainly due to the lateral inhibition of
our visual system.
you scroll the page down and up fast, the colors within
the picture will blend and scintillate making blurred lilac
(or magenta) spots appear!
pattern called 'lumachine' (little snails, in
Italian) was designed by G. Sarcone for a wall-paper producer.
can use the image above in your non-commercial web
page for free as long as you leave the copyright and
author's info intact and link to
Gianni A. Sarcone and Marie J. Waeber, designers and writers,
are specialists in creative learning. They create and invent
educational manipulatives and thinking games which help teach
mathematics, visual and plastic arts. Their maxim is: be
curious first! (click here to
get more info about the authors).
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or texts. Thanks