Best Illusions include my personal top 10 hand-picked from all possible types.

If you would like to see more similar illusions, don't hesitate to click the link below each of the images. All the categories are also listed in the yellow menu on the right.

Enjoy :-)


1. Dali Illusion

Profile of Salvador Dali and a strange woman.

Dali Illusion
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If you like this type then be sure to check many more face illusions.

2. Rabbit vs Duck

Can you find both? Rabbit is looking to the right and duck to the left (Anonymous, inspired by Joseph Jastrow).

Rabbit and Duck 2
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You may also visit an amazing collection of animal illusions.

3. Spinning Silhouette Dancer

This is a bistable illusion where you can see movement both clockwise and counterclockwise. It is NOT a test to determine which hemisphere is dominant (by Nobuyuki Kayahara).

Spinning Silhouette Dancer
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More multistable objects.

4. Crawling Snakes

Fantastic static image by Akiyoshi Kitaoka.

Crawling Snakes
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If you already feel dizzy, then you should not see more moving illusions :-)

5. Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hide Scary Illusion

You probably see angry face on the left and calm face on the right. Now step away from your computer screen. You should see the two faces swap over! This hybrid image was created by Phillippe G. Schyns and Aude Oliva of the University of Glasgow. It proves that we may not be seeing what's actually there, all the time.

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hide
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Be shocked by more scary illusions.

6. Beautiful Girl Afterimage

Stare at the red dot on the girl's nose for 30 seconds. Then look at the ceiling (or any white surface) and blink really quickly a few times. You will be amazed to see a colorful girl.

Girl Afterimage
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If this example was not enough, then have a look at more afterimages.

7. Identical Colors

Surface color of both A and B parts is identical. Just use a finger to cover the place where both parts meet and you'll see.

Identical Colors
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More unbelievable color illusions are definitely worth visiting.

8. Ponzo Illusion

Both green lines have the same length. This Ponzo illusion uses the fact that human brain interpretes the image with perspective, however, it's just a simple 2D image.

Ponzo Illusion
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Our prior experience with perspective simply lies to us with similar 2D pictures as you can see in the following size illusions.

9. Art Illusion

The Terrace (by David MacDonald)

The Terrace
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There are a few more 3D pavement drawings, paintings and other art illusions.

10. Einstein Mask

Incredible. No matter what we command our brain, no matter what we know that there is we still refuse to simply accept it and instead we see an illusion.

Other great video illusions are just as awesome.


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