How optical illusions trick your brain – Nathan S. Jacobs

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Optical illusions are images that seem to trick our minds into seeing something different from what they actually are. But how do they work? Nathan S. Jacobs walks us through a few common optical illusions and explains what these tricks of the eye can tell us about how our brains assemble visual information into the 3D world we see around us.

Lesson by Nathan S. Jacobs, animation by TED-Ed.

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