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Chairman of Illusions

Richard Wiseman is a psychologist and master of illusion. He delights in fooling your sense of perspective, memory, and overall perception. And he’s at it again, creating a lovely variation on a classic Beuchet chair illusion. Some people say that Richard Wiseman and I look a lot alike. I’ll admit I occasionally refer to him as my evil twin, but then again sometimes I really don’t see it.
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This video illusion will destroy your brain

Academics / Astronomy : Slate: Bad Astronomy

I love love love optical illusions, and it’s been a while since I posted one. So here’s one of the greatest and most brain-eatingly pernicious illusions of them all… and this time, via my friend Richard Wiseman’s blog, it’s brought ...

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Humor : Neatorama

Psychologist Richard Wiseman of Quirky Mind Stuff posted this perspective illusion in his blog and told us that the cars are the same size. Despite that, our mind stubbornly believes that the car on top are larger - much larger, may...

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Humor : Mighty Optical Illusions

Psychologist Richard Wiseman posted this Ponzo illusion, telling us all three cars are of the same size. Ponzo illusion, first demonstrated by Italian psychologist Mario Ponzo in 1911., suggests that the way we judge an object’s siz...

Assumptions, Quirky Psychologist Creates a Video Full of Illusions

Humor : Laughing Squid

Quirky psychologist, author and performer Richard Wiseman will make you question your “Assumptions” in his video that is full of illusions. via The Presurfer

Book review: Paranormality

Academics / Astronomy : Slate: Bad Astronomy

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