The curtains are drawn, but the room is evenly lit by hidden neon lamps around the ceiling. Mirrors and charts with cryptic glyphs line the walls. In the center stands a large white table covered with shiny optical instruments and other devices. You can take a closer look.

Michael Bach

Prof. Bach is an ophthalmologist at the Universitäts-Augenklinik Freiburg and has made his profession his hobby. Visit his great site! Lots of illusions to test and marvel at, along with detailed and explanations. Here are some examples:

Ted Adelson

Ted Adelson is Professor of Vision Science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. You can find some fine demonstrations of how illusions work on his website:


Akiyoshi has a very bright and colourful site with lots of illusions, such as:

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