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Saturday, October 22, 2016

A new visual illusion captured the imagination of Internet users

Picture representing a grid of gray lines with 12 black dots in places of their intersections, is gaining popularity in the Network. The feature of image is that most people are not able to even see several points at the same time.

photo: Dmitry Katerinov

The first picture in his Twitter posted a Japanese Professor Kitaoka, raising over 7 thousand likes. Behind him, a day later, a picture shared game developer will Kerslake: his record has already gained more than 15 thousand likes and 16 thousand retweets.

There are twelve black dots at the intersections in this image. Your brain won’t let you see them all at once. pic.twitter.com/ig6P980LOT

— Will Kerslake (@wkerslake) 11 Sep 2016

The principle of illusions based on the characteristics of the peripheral human vision, explains The Verge. The opinion focuses on one area of the grid, and everything that is at the edges of the brain is largely “thinking”, reproducing the repetitive grid lines, similar to those that are located in the center of the eye.

While there are existing points of attention fall. However, it should translate into their view, as they arise, and the former will disappear.

The newspaper quoted a member of the University of Queensland Derek Arnold, who calls the picture a reason for the “existential crisis” because it shows that people often can’t trust your own eyes

In connection with the new illusion users remember one of the most famous Internet memes of the past year — about the color of the dress that one seemed white gold and the other blue-black.

Geta Belarusian parlyament. You nkol not abacus anacaona great for ncalc Nintendo kropac (candidate hell Apatity) pic.twitter.com/bPlCJcVjgH

— Radio Svaboda (@svaboda) on 12 September 2016.


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