Optical illusions can involve several kinds of tricks. It can have tricks with lighting, color, shapes, sizes, patterns, etc. But all of them have one thing in common: they are notoriously difficult to figure out. Be that as it may, illusions are an awesome way to spend some time training your eyes to look at things from a different perspective.
So, we have collected not one, not two, but a whole dozen of optical illusions to test your eyes with.
The Reason Behind The Trickery
One of the reasons optical illusions happen is because our brain always tries to fill in gaps in what we see. This helps it reduce the time it needs to understand an image:
“Optical illusions work because your brain needs a little rest, so it devised a few shortcuts along the way. Things like colors, shadows, and perspectives help the brain understand what it’s seeing, so your brain starts to form an opinion based on these clues.” – Clear Eyes
Moreover, we don’t really have any control over how these assumptions take place. So, even if we know it is an illusion we find it very difficult to see anything else. Here are 12 examples from Brightside that shows the phenomenon in action. Maybe, you can even see through some of them!
Can You Find The Number Here?
Here is the number:
There Is An Animal Here (It’s Not A Zebra By The Way):