Can You Trick Your Mind With Eye Illusions?

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Can You Trick Your Mind With Eye Illusions?

Curious minds have always wondered why our eyes are easily fooled by illusions and as such making our mind make assumptions about the world; sometimes wrongly. Join us and let us find out what you know with this quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which illusion revealed our minds makes judgement about sizes using adjacent objects? 
    • A. 

      Hering

    • B. 

      Ebbinghaus

    • C. 

      Aristotle

    • D. 

      Optical Arts

  • 2. 
    What can the brain be tricked into thinking the Necker Cube is?
    • A. 

      2D object

    • B. 

      4 lines

    • C. 

      3D object

    • D. 

      A square

  • 3. 
    Who said that 'our senses can be trusted but they can be easily fooled'?
    • A. 

      Sir Francis Bacon

    • B. 

      Socrates

    • C. 

      Plato

    • D. 

      Aristotle

  • 4. 
    What does the Ponzo illusion illustrate context is fundamental for?
    • A. 

      Shapes

    • B. 

      Depth perception

    • C. 

      Object sizes

    • D. 

      Lines

  • 5. 
    Who is known as the father of Optical Arts?
    • A. 

      Samuel Marinez-Conde

    • B. 

      Victor Vasarely

    • C. 

      Shinsuke Shimojo

    • D. 

      David Hubel

  • 6. 
    What is used in the Muller-Lyer illusion?
    • A. 

      3D objects

    • B. 

      Circles

    • C. 

      Squares

    • D. 

      Lines

  • 7. 
    Who discovered that horizontal lines looks longer and slimmer than vertical lines?
    • A. 

      Torstein Wiesel

    • B. 

      Nicolas Wade

    • C. 

      Hermann von Helmholtz

    • D. 

      David Hubel

  • 8. 
    How does the 'nested square illusion' suggest the brain identifies squares using?
    • A. 

      Centerpoint

    • B. 

      Angles

    • C. 

      Corners

    • D. 

      Lines

  • 9. 
    What can you see other than a parrot?
    • A. 

      A beak

    • B. 

      A woman

    • C. 

      Tree Stamp

    • D. 

      A child

  • 10. 
    What happens to your eyes when you focus hard on your nose? 
    • A. 

      They get tired

    • B. 

      They droop

    • C. 

      They become crossed

    • D. 

      They water

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