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 #19: June·July 2012
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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
Can you explain why the 'black hole' in this still picture seems to expand?

What's New: Books & Stuff

World of optical illusions

World of Optical Illusions
by G. Sarcone & M.-J. Waeber
The illusions will fascinate, challenge and trick you, and the explanations of how they work will encourage you to look differently at the world we live in.

optical illusion skin

Hypnotic Iphone Skin
by G. Sarcone
This 4-eyed cat will hypnotize your friends! A funny picture for Iphone and Ipod.

Etrange Univers des Illusions d'Optique

L'Etrange Univers des Illusions d'Optique
by G. Sarcone & M.-J. Waeber
La réalité est visiblement incroyable ! Plongez dans un monde fascinant où tout n'est qu'illusion !
Les images clignotent, se déforment, tournent. Attrapez le vertige en restant immobile ! Un sujet qui fascine tous les publics, de 7 à 77 ans. Une mise en scène extraordinaire et des images à couper le souffle !

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