Eye Benders: The Science of Seeing and Believing

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Kids will be left astounded by this book of crazy optical illusions, and they'll be amazed as they learn the science behind how our brain and eyes work to together to fool us all the time. The fun begins with an engaging look at the biology behind the brain and eyes, complete with cool diagrams and a colorful "map" of the brain. Then they'll get to the core of the illusions, learning why some printed pictures appear to swirl madly on the page, how two colors can appear to be different when they are actually the ...
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Overview


Kids will be left astounded by this book of crazy optical illusions, and they'll be amazed as they learn the science behind how our brain and eyes work to together to fool us all the time. The fun begins with an engaging look at the biology behind the brain and eyes, complete with cool diagrams and a colorful "map" of the brain. Then they'll get to the core of the illusions, learning why some printed pictures appear to swirl madly on the page, how two colors can appear to be different when they are actually the same, how our eyes can pick out complete images in random pattern, and much more. From color conundrums to plays on perspective, the illusions in this book will leave readers wondering if they can ever really believe what they see.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781438003665
  • Publisher: Barron's Educational Series, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 2/1/2014
  • Pages: 64
  • Sales rank: 332,674
  • Age range: 10 - 14 Years
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 8.80 (h) x 0.30 (d)

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