Perceptual Illusion Cafe (part of Being Human Festival)

Perceptual Illusion Cafe (part of Being Human Festival)

Online, 7 - 8pm, 18 November 2020

Researchers from the University of Glasgow’s Centre for the Study of Perceptual Experience were participants in the Explorathon 2020. The team welcomed roughly 50 members of the public into our online presentation and discussion of various illusions.

CSPE Co-ordinators: Dr Derek Brown and Professor Fiona Macpherson

We discussed various illusions, including:

  • Numerous perceptual ambiguites, including the Coffer Illusion and auditory amibguities
  • Neon colour spreading illusion
  • Watercolour illusion
  • "The dress" and "The shoe"