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How this trippy illusion will make you see an “expanding black hole”

This “expanding hole” illusion can trick your brain into thinking you’re entering a cave or tunnel. (Image credit: Frontiers of Human Neuroscience) (opens in a new tab) A brand new optical illusion tricks most people into believing that a dark “black hole” region in the center of a stationary image is rapidly expanding, as if …

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This illusion, new to science, is powerful enough to trick our reflexes – Neuroscience News

Summary: The new highly dynamic optical illusion of the “expanding hole” can be perceived by 86% of people. The illusion is so effective at tricking the brain that it causes pupil dilation as if we were entering a dark room. Source: Borders Take a look at this picture. Do you perceive the central black hole …

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