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PSC121 Physiological Psychology Lab  Fall 2008  Lab #6 Optical Illusions   Today we will be playing with optical illusions. We will use these examples to study the visual  system in action. Optical illusions are often seen as flaws in our visual perception, but in most  cases, illusions are a product of the successes of our visual system.  For example:   Rotating dancer:  http://www.news.com.au/heraldsun/story/0,2198522556281-661,00.html  Group Work:  In your groups, visit the following websites and try these illusions:  - http://www.michaelbach.de/ot/index.html  o Motion Induced Blindness  o Color Rapid Aftereffect  o Muller-Lyer Illusion  o T-Illusion  - http://www.sandlotscience.com/  o Contrast and Color (Checker Board Illusion)  o Distortion Illusions (Ball and Shadow)  o Apparent Movement (Ripple Effect)  - http://www.exploratorium.edu/exhibits/f_exhibits.html  o Fading Dot  o Postcard Exhibits  o Mona 
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