Be Smart

How Illusions Can Explain Reality

Season 10 Episode 4 | 19m 7s | Video has closed captioning.

Optical illusions are fun, but they can also teach us a lot about how our brains work. In particular, how our brains accomplish the incredible feat of constructing a three-dimensional reality using nothing but 2-D images from our eyes. A young artist and psychology researcher named Adelbert Ames, Jr. developed a series of illusions that help us understand how this process of constructing reality a

Aired: 04/26/22

Rating: NR


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