First of all we give up optical illusions on a daily basis, although we rarely realize it. Also what we think we see is a brain that is chosen by the brain. Not necessarily a true hypothesis, created on the basis of ambiguous stimuli suggested by the eyes.
The spokes of a speeding bike seems like are standing or spinning backwards? Black slims? Drawings in the style of op-art are spinning once to the left, once to the right? Graphics illustrating this article can be great entertainment. Because at the same time show how easy it is to deceive the human sense of sight.
Can we learn to look so that we can see what is really?
“We are not always aware that we succumb to illusion, but even if we are aware of it and know the logical explanation of illusion, we will not necessarily become immune to it. Anyway, why should we learn not to succumb to illusions? “- says Dr. Wioletta Waleszczyk from the Institute of Experimental Biology M. Nencki. After all, our entire perception of the world is like watching optical tricks.
Meet canadian artist Robert Gonsalves, who paints pictures with beautiful and unusual optical illusions. We want to bring to your attention a part of his paintings.