Subject: Re: OT A New Optical Illusion Was Just Discovered, And It's BreakingOur Brains
On Tuesday, 12 December 2017 13:49:32 UTC, Mayayana wrote:
> "Whisky-dave"<firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote
> | Not sure about these sort of things does this also mean that if looking at
> a photograph, we'll see distorted lines when they aren't distorted ?
> | http://digg.com/2017/curvature-blindness-illusion
> It doesn't sound very scientific to me.
What do you mean by that ?
> Since when
> are there "underlying mechanisms" for curve and
> corner perception?
Well there must be a reason why we see a corner or a curve otherwise this wouldnlt work on anyone.
>Depth perception, to render 3-D
> vision, depends on the play of light. I don't see any
> need to make up new mechanisms to explain that
Where is the 3D in this ?
> The links are broken on that page. The scientist
> seems to be legitimate, but seems to specialize
> in "is-it-a-vase-or-is-it-a-face" research. At least
> my taxes are not funding this one.
Most likely digg site playing up, maybe th4e link is just too long.