Tag Archives: perception

15 Fantastic Liu Bolin Photos and Illusions

invisible man liu bolin

Liu Bolin is known as “The Invisible Man.” He is an expert camouflage artist from China, who teases and taunts the visual perception of his millions of fans worldwide. Can you find Liu Bolin in the image above or the 14 photos below?

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National Geographic – Camel Illusion

camel shadows illusion

The photo above was taken by National Geographic’s expert photographer George Steinmetz. Though the black shapes in the image might look like camels, those are only shadows of the animals themselves. This is an aerial photograph — the real camels are actually the white stripes below the black silhouettes! Can you see them?

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Daphne Bavelier: Your Brain on Video Games (Video)

The media often portrays the negative effects of video games, however brain scientist Daphne Bavelier argues that action video games (for example Call of Duty – Black Ops) can have a significant and long lasting positive impact on our cognition. In her talk she shares research data that supports the remarkable viewpoint that, in moderate doses, action video games can dramatically improve brain plasticity, vision, attention and learning.

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