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Optical Illusions

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Ages: 9 - 18
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Visual Discrepancy
From YouTube, produced by The Open University
Video shows how the mind can play tricks on us as we concentrate on one thing, we may miss other thing. Grades 5-12. Includes closed captioning. 1:45 min.
August 10, 2009 at 06:55 AM
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Ages: 10 - 18
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Gallery of Visual Illusions (Interactive)
From pbslearningmedia.org, produced by WGBH Educational Foundation
Great interactive for all ages.  This collection of visual illusions adapted from the University of Washington's Neuroscience for Kids Web site shows that, although we can trust our senses most of the time, our minds sometimes misinterpret the visual... [more]
May 4, 2012 at 11:12 PM
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Ages: 7 - 15
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Optical Illusions
From YouTube
A video of many different optical illusions. The video asks a question about the optical illusion, this makes you really think about what is going on in the picture. Illustions are set to music with questions written on the screen. Run time 04:18.
July 13, 2009 at 04:04 PM
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Ages: 14 - 18
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Optical Illusions Show How We See
From ted.com, produced by TED Global
Beau Lotto's color games puzzle your vision, but they also spotlight what you can't normally see: how your brain works. This fun, first-hand look at your own versatile sense of sight reveals how evolution tints your perception of what's really out th... [more]
July 9, 2010 at 04:22 PM
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Not Right For WatchKnowLearn
Ages: 9 - 18
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Head Spin Trick
From YouTube, produced by The Open University
Shows how the mind can play tricks on you when trying to make sense of discrepant events. Video of a man upside down and right side up with mouth and eyes rearranged. Grades 5-12. Includes closed captioning. 54 sec.
August 10, 2009 at 05:59 AM
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Ages: 8 - 18
794 Views:
Gallery of Visual Illusions
From teachersdomain.org, produced by University of Washington
This collection of visual illusions adapted from the University of Washington's Neuroscience for Kids Web site shows that, although we can trust our senses most of the time, our minds sometimes misinterpret the visual information our eyes receive. In... [more]
September 22, 2010 at 12:43 PM
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Ages: 9 - 18
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Optical Illusion: Color Contrast
From YouTube, produced by The Open University
Short video shows how the eye can be deceived easily. Shows a black and white checkerboard with a green cylinder placed at various positions on the checkerboard. Grades 5-12. Set to music, no narration. 54 sec.
August 10, 2009 at 06:10 AM
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Ages: 7 - 16
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Optical Illusions Part 1
From YouTube, produced by Kizzy TV
Some amazing optical illusions. Is seeing really believing?  The illustions appear on the sreen with questions and explanations written.  Set to music. Run time 02:17.
July 13, 2009 at 04:07 PM
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Ages: 15 - 18
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Hollow Face Mask Effect Explained
From YouTube, produced by pongba
The rear of a mask of Charlie Chaplin is hollow but can appear convex, like a normal face.
November 28, 2010 at 09:17 PM
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