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Subject: Re: OT A New Optical Illusion Was Just Discovered, And Its Breaking
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On Tuesday, 12 December 2017 17:29:22 UTC, Ron C  wrote:
> 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 >
> -- 
> ==
> Later...
> Ron C
> --

Mac mini and a CRT  .......