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Can Your Eyes Beat These Optical Illusions?

Alvin Ward
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Optical illusions, despite their name, have nothing to do with your eyes. Your brain is responsible for interpreting what you see, and often makes short-cuts by processing familiar images automatically. These misinterpretations lead to the phenomenon commonly known as an optical illusion, or brain teaser. This video explores 3 common illusions and possible explanations for them.

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