Jastrow Illusion


An illusion named after the psychologist Joseph Jastrow. In the above figure, the left edges of the laminas A and B are colinear, creating an illusion of different size. However, the two laminas are actually identical.

See also

Wundt Illusion

This entry contributed by Margherita Barile

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Nagoya Visual Illusion Experts Group. "Jastrow Illusion.", A. The Art of Optical Illusions. Carlton Books, p. 36, 2002.

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Barile, Margherita. "Jastrow Illusion." From MathWorld--A Wolfram Web Resource, created by Eric W. Weisstein.

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