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Neon Heart Optical Illusion

Here is an excellent neon color spreading optical illusion from Sarcone & Waeber. Every yellowish square below is the exact same color, yet most of us will see a pale orange neon heart. If you can't see it step back from your monitor and look again.

Keep in mind that the orange color doesn't exist as pixels on the screen only in your mind's eye. Each square below has the exact same yellow background.

neon heart Optical Illusion

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CatholicGirlie said...


Walt said...

My thought exactly, neat!

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