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Optical Illusions: The Science of Visual Perception Reprint Edition
Contributor(s): Seckel, Al (Author)

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ISBN: 1554071518     ISBN-13: 9781554071517
Publisher: Firefly Books
OUR PRICE: $21.21  

Binding Type: Paperback - See All Available Formats & Editions
Published: January 2009
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Annotation: "Seeing is not always believing."

Optical Illusions is an intriguing collection of baffling images and shapes that change before your eyes: hidden figures, incredible designs and dazzling graphic patterns. The book includes such well-known optical illusions as Shepard's Tabletop, Wade's Spiral, the Floating Finger illusion, Ames Room, and Rubin's Face/Vase illusion. There are more than 275 illusions in all, with explanations of each image and notes about the science of visual perception.

Every type of optical illusion is here, among them: Figure/ground illusions, in which one shape switches into another and back again Ambiguous figures Impossible objects Trompe l'oeil Stereo illusions.

With illusions rendered in photography, artwork and computer imaging, and its huge variety of themes and effects, Optical Illusions dazzles both the mind and the eye.

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Additional Information
BISAC Categories:
- Games & Activities | Logic & Brain Teasers
Dewey: 612.84
Series: Illusion Works
Physical Information: 0.8" H x 8.9" W x 9.9" (2.60 lbs) 312 pages
Themes:
- Catalog Heading - Reference
Features: Bibliography, Glossary, Ikids, Illustrated, Index, Price on Product, Table of Contents
 
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Contributor Bio(s): Seckel, Al: - by Al Seckel. Illusionworks
 
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