Visual Illusions

By Xah Lee. Date: . Last updated: .

This page contains some visual illusions collected from the web.

“Primrose's field”. Wavy. The longer you look, the more wavy it gets.
Rotating Snakes.
“My cat can see the rotating snake illusion!”
“Rotating rays”.
“The autumn color swamp”
“down wave”. source unknown.

Unless otherwise indicated, images on this page are from Akiyoshi's illusion pages (2002 to 2011) © by Akiyoshi Kitaoka. At (used with permission)

Look at the + in the center for 30 seconds.

Hin­ton's “Lilac Chaser” By Jeremy L Hinton, Michael Bach. At

This website is really trippy, at: Source It demonstrates motion after effect, which is not entirely understood.

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