The Ebbinghaus Illusion: Small, or very far away?

Which of the two centre circles below is bigger? And what does this tell us about how the visual system works?

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Original languageEnglish
Specialist publicationThe Guardian
Publication statusPublished - 22 Sep 2016

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Keywords

  • visual illusions
  • psychology
  • vision science

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