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Optical Illusions

This optical illusion will break your brain — but only for 15 milliseconds

The human brain is a wondrous thing, but it’s definitely not perfect, as evidenced by this brain-breaking optical illusion.

In a study conducted by scientists at the Chinese Academy of Sciences, these scientists proved that the brain experiences a delay when viewing some optical illusions, including the Pinna-Brelstaff illusion.


An optical illusion that seems to be both a circle and a square is baffling the internet — here’s how it works

There’s an animal hiding in this optical illusion, but you have to shake your head to see it

An optical illusion that makes a stationary diamond look like it’s moving is tripping out the internet. Here’s how it works.

This optical illusion of a floating sandwich is going viral. Here’s how the photographer created the magic.

Copyright 2019 John B. Wells