From: Ron C <r.capik@verizon.net>
Subject: Re: OT A New Optical Illusion Was Just Discovered, And It's BreakingOur Brains
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Subject: Re: OT A New Optical Illusion Was Just Discovered, And Its Breaking
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Date: Tue, 12 Dec 2017 12:29:06 -0500
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On 12/12/2017 11:07 AM, Whisky-dave wrote:
> On Tuesday, 12 December 2017 13:49:32 UTC, Mayayana  wrote:
>> "Whisky-dave"<whisky.dave@gmail.com> 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
>> phenomenon.
> 
> 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.
> 
> 
>
http://digg.com/2017/The%20underlying%20mechanisms%20for%20the%20ge...
> 
> 
With a little ..um ..digging i found this link to the paper:
< http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/pdf/10.1177/2041669517742178 >
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Later...
Ron C
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