How Optical Illusions Trick Your Brain

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What have our eyes and brains evolved to see? Discover the way our photo receptors and brains assemble visual information into the three-dimensional world we see around us.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas
  • Use this video when studying the anatomy of the eye, and particularly how the retina interprets light information
Classroom Considerations
  • This resource is only available on an unencrypted HTTP website. It should be fine for general use, but don’t use it to share any personally identifiable information
Pros
  • Comments on evolution of the brain and what we have come to visually recognize
  • Focuses on a few specific examples to illustrate concepts
Cons
  • None