Optical illusions collection (part 2)

“Activity of neurons”

Illusory light appears to be shed from datk-gray circles in the diagonal directions.

Copyright A.Kitaoka 2004 (June 18)


“A prison”

Blue circles appear to scintillate, though the blue circle seen at the fovea appears to be deep blue.

Copyright A.Kitaoka 2004 (June 17)


“Pachinko”*

*One of the games Japanese people prefer

Yellowish-green circles appear to scintillate. Moreover, rings of balls appear to rotate.

Copyright A.Kitaoka 2004 (June 25)


“The green car”*

*The business class of the train in Japan

X-shape streets appear to scintillate. In addition, green ciecles appear to move outward.

Copyright A.Kitaoka 2004 (March 12)


“Blue LEDs”

Blue dots appear to emit light. The dot seen at the center of vision does not seem to emit light.

Copyright A.Kitaoka 2004 (March 12)

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“Zabuton”*

*Japanese cushions

Red diamonds appear to scintillate.

Copyright A.Kitaoka 2003


“Broadband”

Something appears to run along red tubes.

Copyright A.Kitaoka 2003


Caution !! The figure shown below may feel you sick.

“The scintillating red illusion”

Red circles appear to scintillate.

Copyright A.Kitaoka 2003 (October 20)

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Caution !! The figure shown below may feel you sick.

“The scintillating red illusion 2”

Red circles appear to scintillate.

Copyright A.Kitaoka 2003 (October 20)

This image may be dangerous. Please do not link to this image directly. Please do not upload this on your webpage.


“A centipede”

Something appears to run through chromatically low-contrast regions. Moreover, gratings of chromatically low-contrast regions show illusory fluctuation.

Copyright A.Kitaoka 2003


“Color washing”

The figure appears to scintillate. Moreover, red appears to be purple-red in some places.

Copyright A.Kitaoka 2003

About janbein

Gamer research Biologist who loves art, space and sports.

Posted on April 28, 2012, in art, freedom of speech, Funny, Love, make me smile, Photography, Sarcasm, Technology and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.

  1. I cannot stop staring. I wonder what kind of effect this has on the mind.

  2. Reblogged this on realjohnnymagic and commented:
    Illusion. Tricking the mind is one of the foundations of magic.

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