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Researchers have developed two new illusions that shed light on how our senses can influence each other, specifically, how the presence of audio can influence visual illusions.
A new visual illusion sheds light on redundancy masking and how we perceive our visual environment. The findings provide new insight into human consciousness.
Face pareidolia, the phenomenon of seeing facelike structures in inanimate objects, is a perceptual phenomenon that occurs when sensory input is processed by visual mechanisms that have evolved to extract social content from human faces.