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Amazing Optical Illusions

by Firefly Books
     
 

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A child's introduction to the world of optical illusions.

Optical illusions are a window into how the brain perceives. Part of the fun is being fully aware that you're being tricked, fooled and misled. This collection of illusions will definitely do that!

Amazing Optical Illusions features thirty of the most fascinating images guaranteed to

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Overview

A child's introduction to the world of optical illusions.

Optical illusions are a window into how the brain perceives. Part of the fun is being fully aware that you're being tricked, fooled and misled. This collection of illusions will definitely do that!

Amazing Optical Illusions features thirty of the most fascinating images guaranteed to dazzle the eye and trick the mind. It includes examples of every type of optical illusion:

  • Ground/field reversal images where one shape switches into another and back again
  • Escher's Impossible Crate
  • Eternal spirals and dazzling graphic patterns
  • Enigmatic designs and hidden figures
  • Baffling shapes that change before your eyes.

The illusions are rendered in photography, artwork and the latest computer imaging. Each illusion is explained in clear language for young readers.

Amazing Optical Illusions is a child's exciting introduction to the world's most startling optical illusions. It is a fascinating collection that will have all ages wondering exactly what they are seeing.

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Editorial Reviews

Resource Links - Carylyn Cutt
Dazzle your eye and fool your brain... Each page will surprise and amuse the young reader.
Canadian Materials - Dave Jenkinson
Will definitely provide readers of all ages with some eye-bending fun.
Resource Links
Dazzle your eye and fool your brain... Each page will surprise and amuse the young reader.
— Carylyn Cutt
Canadian Materials
A book for fun viewing/reading and browsing, its contents could also contribute to high school level introductory psychology courses.
— Dave Jenkinson

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781552979624
Publisher:
Firefly Books, Limited
Publication date:
08/19/2004
Pages:
32
Sales rank:
600,883
Product dimensions:
9.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.12(d)
Age Range:
6 - 8 Years

Meet the Author

IllusionWorks is a company which promotes a positive understanding of how the human mind works through exciting science museum exhibits, toys, games, puzzles, and other such educational and fun products.

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