“optical illusion”


The Science of Color and “That Dress”

In February 2015, a simple picture taken by a Mother of the Bride of a potential outfit went viral. A very simple question about the colour of a dress almost broke the internet. Everyone, from Kim Kardashian and Taylor Swift to Miley Cyrus and Lady Gaga, was caught up in a social media debate which […]

By Joanna | Medical Education

Now you see it … or do you?

The French have a phrase for it .. ‘Trompe L’oeil’ (to ‘Deceive the Eye’) and there are plenty of examples of this great art of trickery throughout the ages.  Researchers recently discovered the oldest optical illusions in Paleolithic artwork (cave drawings) in France. Even the Greeks and Romans would use artists to paint non-existent doorways […]

By 3B Scientific | Anatomy . Biology . Education . Environment . Health . Physics . Science