At first glance, it appears as this is an ordinary sketch of a human putting his hands on his face. However, if you look closely, you’ll notice that the man actually has no eyes or facial features.
At first glance, this image looks like a snakes eye. However, if you continue to look at it, you’ll notice that it’s actually a photo of an ordinary leaf on the floor.
Looks like two fists breaking a wall doesn’t it? Look again! In fact, the bottom fist is actually a mother holding a child. The two fists look completely identical at first glance. However, when you take a closer look, they actually represent two completely different things.
None of these patterns are actually moving, however they all appear as if they are.
This is a psychological illusion where your upbringing and culture is what decides what you interpret from this image. When scientists showed a similar sketch to East African people, they all assumed that the shape above the womans head was a box or metal object that she was balancing. Within a culture containing few angular [...]