SuperVisions: Ambiguous Optical Illusions

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First you see one thing, then another. The picture changes from one moment to the next, flip-flopping back and forth. That's an ambiguous illusion, and the ones in this largest-ever collection offer constant, pleasurable surprises. Sometimes, the perceptual shift occurs if you just stare at the visual puzzle long enough; in other cases, it's necessary to invert or rotate the image first. In one picture, it's a cat-and-mouse game as you try to discover where the mouse is hiding from the cat. Another image features...

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Overview

First you see one thing, then another. The picture changes from one moment to the next, flip-flopping back and forth. That's an ambiguous illusion, and the ones in this largest-ever collection offer constant, pleasurable surprises. Sometimes, the perceptual shift occurs if you just stare at the visual puzzle long enough; in other cases, it's necessary to invert or rotate the image first. In one picture, it's a cat-and-mouse game as you try to discover where the mouse is hiding from the cat. Another image features two minstrels playing homage to William Shakespeare--but at first, only the familiar portrait of the bard may be apparent. Once the dual nature of the illusion reveals itself, you'll never see just one object again.

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  • ISBN-13: 9781402718298
  • Publisher: Sterling Publishing
  • Publication date: 4/1/2005
  • Series: Super Visions Series
  • Pages: 96
  • Product dimensions: 8.04 (w) x 8.02 (h) x 0.29 (d)

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  • Posted March 3, 2010

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    Perfect Coffee Table Book or... gift :)

    I got this book while it was on sale and decided to give it to my bf as a supplement to a gift I had already gotten for him. I think he actually enjoyed this book more than the more expensive gift I gave him :D

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