Thursday, August 18, 2005

Your Brain Is Dumb

The caption, in case you can't read it: Checker-Shadow illusion: The squares marked A and B are the same shade of gray.

Go ahead. Print it out and check.

Via Sahir "callipygian" Islam.


Geoffrey said...

No it's not. B is clearly much lighter.


Anonymous said...

printed it out...and no, they're not. this is lame.

christopher said...
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Alex said...

Checked it in Photoshop. They ARE the same color.

Good job, Chris.

christopher said...

(comment restored!)

Hm. That's weird. It still works for me.

Anonymous, to apologize, here's another fun illusion to make up for it.

Though the second line may look shorter than the first, they are in fact THE SAME length.

#1) >------------------<

#2) <-->

Anonymous said...

ok, THAT one checks out. thanks!