What Mind Illusions and Magic Tricks Reveal about Human Perception

The way we see and the way we think about things can be changed due to mind illusions. You will question what you’re experiencing. The way magic tricks work reveals many interesting things about our perception. As a child, I loved to watch magic tricks. I was astounded by objects…

This Is How People with Schizophrenia Really Perceive the World

Imagine a world where strange voices interrupted your thoughts, or you saw people that others did not. Welcome to the nightmare of people with schizophrenia. To have a diagnosis of schizophrenia must be akin to being told you have cancer but are we justified to be so scared of this…

What You See in This Salvador Dali Painting Could Reveal How Your Brain Works

The optical illusion in this Salvador Dali painting could say a lot about how your brain works. Art isn’t always about painting a “pretty” picture. Sometimes art can be horrifying and speak with loud accusations. Art can also be riveting in emotion and cause the viewer to stop and stare…

Mysterious Floating City Appears in the Sky in China: What Could It Be?

If you are a fan of the strange and unusual, then I’m sure you’ve seen and heard it all, right? Well, there’s possibly one story you might not have heard about. Recently, locals in the city of Jiangxi in China have seen a bizarre phenomenon that could rival anything you…

Surrealist Painter Octavio Ocampo Creates Amazing Optical Illusions

Surrealist painter Octavio Ocampo is one of the most prolific artists widely known for his metamorphic painting technique. His versatile paintings provoke the viewer’s curiosity and can be interpreted in several ways when viewed from different distance or angle. Octavio Ocampo was born on February 28th, 1943 in Celaya, a…

Rob Gonsalves Creates Incredible Optical Illusion Paintings

Rob Gonsalves was born in Toronto, Canada, in 1959. As a child, he created imagination-based drawings with the use of various media. Growing up, he gradually developed an interest in architecture, which was expressed by painting buildings. When he became familiar with the technique of perspective and after continuous practice,…

Swedish Photographer Creates Mind-Blowing Optical Illusions

We all are familiar with optical illusions – visual images that trick our eyes into seeing things differently than they are in reality. Everyone remembers the spinning girl illusion or different ornaments that seem to be moving, while the image is actually static. But what happens when optical illusions are…