Mark Changizi: Why Do We See Illusions?

  • Published1 Oct 2014
  • Reviewed1 Oct 2014
  • Author Mark A. Changizi
  • Source TED

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. At TEDYouth 2012, Mark Changizi explains how the brain reckons with optical illusions.

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