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Rotation - Optical Illusion


Do these circular patterns appear to rotate as you move your eyes over them?
Optical Illusions - Rotation, Rotation, Rotation

Optical Illusion Image Gallery - Rotation, Rotation, Rotation

© Akiyoshi Kitaoka
What's happening here? For a detailed explanation of this visual phenomenon, see The Rotating Snake Illusion by Michael Bach.

This image, created by Professor Akiyoshi Kitaoka, is an example of anomalous motion illusion. Click here for more images like this.

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