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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.
these illusions were adapted/designed by the authors
with the aim of allowing the visitor/reader to:
• discover how we
• 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
you see anything peculiar in this picture? Can you explain
you see an human feature hidden in the picture?
The innate human tendency to impose a pattern on
random or ambiguous shapes is a psychic phenomenon
To identify an object, our brain matches what we
see against our stored knowledge, experiences and,
sometimes, expectations. This is why we can distinguish
a strange face under the Eiffel tower.
encouraged to expand and/or improve this article.
Send your comments, feedback or suggestions to Gianni
A. Sarcone. Thanks!
Illusion Puzzle by G. Sarcone & M.-J.
A fascinating collection of 270 visual conundrums
to test your perception and boost your intelligence.
Each illusion is accompanied by a solution or
picture by G. Sarcone
Am I a Butterfly dreaming I am an Human? Nice
optical illusion T-shirt.