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Why do we see illusions? - Mark Changizi

"Why can’t our extremely complex eyes render simple optical illusions? Surprise, surprise -- it comes back to the brain, which has only evolved to encounter natural stimuli. At TEDYouth 2012, Mark Changizi explains how the brain reckons with optical illusions."
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A journey in a world of paradox and illusion. From http://www.pidjin.net Uploaded by on Jun 24, 2006

Empire of the Eye: The Magic of Illusion: Introduction, Part 1

"The Magic of Illusion—presented here in a seven-part podcast series—is a film about how we see, what we see, or what it is we think we see. Al Roker guides us on a journey into the secrets of illusion, utilizing special effects to illustrate the artistic and visionary discoveries of the Renaissance." From Art Babble.

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