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Weirdest optical illusion I’ve seen in a while

By Sparky | December 17, 2005

Optical Squares

Look at the image. How different are the shades of gray for squares A and B? Believe it or not they are exactly the same color even though square A looks much darker than square B. I didn’t believe it when I saw it either so I dropped it into photoshop and low and behold – it’s true! I wonder what mechanism tricks our brains into thinking this way.

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Topics: Web gems | 1 Comment »

One Response to “Weirdest optical illusion I’ve seen in a while”

  1. Mitchell Says:
    December 21st, 2005 at 5:55 pm

    I checked it out with photoshop. It’s true!

    m