Ambiguous image


Ambiguous image

Ambiguous images are optical illusion images which are crafted to exploit graphical similarities and other properties of visual system interpretation between two or more distinct image forms. These are famous for inducing the phenomenon of multistable perception.

(Some often used synonymous terms are reversal images, puzzle images and perceptual rivalry)

See also

* Multistable perception
* Visual Perception
* Optical illusion
* Binocular rivalry
* Monocular rivalry
* Cognitive neuroscience
* M. C. Escher
* Salvador Dalí

External links

* [http://eluzions.com/Illusions/Ambiguous/ EncycloZine – A collection of visually ambiguous patterns]
* [http://www.sandlotscience.com/ Sandlot Science – Optical illusions and brain-teasers]
* [http://www.archimedes-lab.org/ Archimedes' Lab – Optical illusions and puzzles]


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