Face Direction Illusion

They cut the face in half by the nose so when you look at the blank part of the picture, your brain notices the curves around the nose first so it looks sideways. However when you look at the ear it looks like half of a face.

Facial Recognition

With this optical illusion, your brain praises itself for noticing familiar things, such as faces in everyday objects. For example, how you notice the faces in cars. Your brain also, with a quick glance, notices the big face before the little ones and you really need to work hard at finding all eight.


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  • Website Title: Face direction illusion
  • Article Title: Face direction illusion
  • Date Accessed: March 16, 2015

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  • Website Title: Grand Illusions
  • Article Title: Find the Missing People
  • Date Accessed: March 18, 2015

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