Sarcone's visual illusions By far the greatest illusion is reliance upon one’s own view of reality as the only reality -- G. Sarcone

Illusion of the Month #20: Jan - Feb 2013
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Letter IIn this page you can test your visual ability with interactive optical illusion challenges. Each month, we will post new puzzling illusions to solve and/or to comtemplate: ambiguous and completion figures, impossible figures, hidden objects, illusions involving colors, geometric illusions, illusory moving patterns, verbal illusions and paradoxes. All these illusions were adapted/designed by the authors with the aim of allowing the visitor/reader to:
discover how we perceive things,
test and enhance the power of observation and critical thinking skills,
improve mental flexibility,
have fun being deceived by puzzling visual challenges.

You can use the SVI feature below in your non-commercial webpage for free as long as you leave the copyright and author's info intact and link to us.

montlhly illusion
Do you see anything peculiar in this picture? Can you explain why?

What's New: Books & Stuff

Optical Illusion Puzzles

Optical Illusion Puzzle
by G. Sarcone & M.-J. Waeber
A fascinating collection of 270 visual conundrums to test your perception and boost your intelligence. Each illusion is accompanied by a solution or explanation.

optical illusion skin

Ambiguous picture
by G. Sarcone
Am I a Butterfly dreaming I am an Human? Nice optical illusion T-shirt.

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Buy your favorite illusion design, created by illusionist artist and visual researcher G. Sarcone, to support Archimedes' Lab!

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Moving Color Illusion

(Wall Clock)

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Mask of Love

(Greeting Card)

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The Other Face of Paris

(Large Poster)

mask of love t-shirt
Moving Coffee Beans

(Coffee Mug)

tagsVisual test: pareidolia, hidden figure, optical illusion.

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