Gravity-Defying Illusion Wins International Contest

The Best Illusion of the Year Contest is lead by two visual neuroscientists at Barrow Neurological Institute at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Phoenix. Dr. Susana Martinez-Conde and Dr. Stephen Macknik launched the contest six years ago as part of their ongoing research into the human brain’s relationship to perception.

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