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Tricks For The Eye And Mind

As these optical illusions prove, our senses cannot always be trusted.

Our mind is the final arbiter of truth.
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The Red Squares are the Same Color in the upper part and in the lower part of the "X"

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The diagonal lines are parallel.

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Three-Prong Fork

3ProngFork.gif

Parallel lines at sunrise.

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Wavy Squares? No!
The background of concentric circles makes the squares appear distorted.

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So never take a decision based on your observations...

Think of what you saw and what you heard...

Analyze the fact and take the decision.

There are only white circles at the intersections

WhiteCircles.gif

The rows of black and white squares are all parallel.

RowsBlackWhiteSquares.gif

The center circles are both the same size.

CenterCircles.gif

The Vertical lines are both the same length.

VerticalLines.gif

Rotating Wheels

The circles appear to rotate when you move your head closer and further away from the screen while looking at the dot in the center.

RotatingWheels.gif

Warped Square?
There are no curved lines in this figure.

WarpedSquare.gif