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Is seeing believing? Look at these cards and see if you can tell which is bigger.
  • BrainFacts/SfN
Afterimages -- what are they, and how are they generated by the color vision system of the brain?
  • BrainFacts/SfN
  • 5 min
This video explains the science behind visual illusions.
  • BrainFacts/SfN
  • 4 min
How could the color of a dress be open to interpretation? Learn more about the neuroscience behind the internet phenomenon in the third-place video from the 2016 Brain Awareness Video Contest.
  • BrainFacts/SfN
Your eyes can play tricks on you, and visual illusions take advantage of these glitches in our perception.
  • BrainFacts/SfN
How do the various wavelengths of visible light become what we know as color?
  • BrainFacts/SfN
Social media has been on fire with a debate – not over ISIS, healthcare or global warming – but over the perceived color of a dress.
How accurately do your eyes see the world?
  • BrainFacts/SfN
  • 3 min
Why can’t our extremely complex eyes render simple optical illusions? Surprise, surprise — it comes back to the brain, which has only evolved to encounter natural stimuli.
  • TED
Mark Changizi explains how the brain reckons with optical illusions in this TED talk.
  • TED
You won't believe your eyes in this spooktacular illusion.
  • Scientific American
What can magic tricks tell us about the brain?
  • Scientific American