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illusion (#88v) While
staring at the image, the pattern not only seems to
pulsate but you may also see a range of dark spots
alternately appearing and disappearing within the yellow
disc. Furthermore, the yellow disc seems to float slightly.
The illusion is mainly due to the unconscious and rapid
movement of the eyes (saccades) between fixation points
and to the bad integration of motion signals in our
Try another pulsating radial pattern here (doubleclick
to restore the previous image). The effects
of this illusion are very analogous to those of Ouchi
illusion with an extra dynamic effect: the blurred
drops seem to expand when you move your head toward
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