Optical Illusions: Fading Dot?

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Introduction: Optical Illusions: Fading Dot?

Optical Illusions: Fading Dot? How Does This Optical Illusion Work?

Step 1: Do the Optical Illusion!

Stare at the dot for awhile without moving your eyes or your head. The dot will gradually fade into the field of green. Some people find that the dot fades more rapidly if they stare blankly at the edge of the square. As soon as you move your head or eyes, notice that the dot reappears!



Step 2: Whoa! What Happened

What's Going On?!?

Your eye is always making tiny jittery movements. Each time your eye moves it receives new information and sends it to your brain. You need this information to see images.

You may have noticed that although the dot fades just about everything else in your field of vision remains clear. That's because everything else you see has distinct edges.

Step 3: Cool!

Ok There You Have It! ( trust me ill have better instructables ) k cyah!

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    It also seems as though the dark green circle gets bigger.

    user

    i did not see the little dot fade, but i do see the big circle "grow"

    For me, the little dot gets smaller and bigger over and over, same with the big green dot.

    För më thë ëntïrë grëën fädëd äwäÿ. LOL UMLAUTS

    I'm dyslexic its just looks like any other piece of text