Visual illusion, and relative sizes September 27, 2006 by Alvaro Fernandez Which of the 2 circles in the middle of their respective “constellations” is bigger”? Ã‚Â In reality? in your eyes? what is happening? do you see any implications for our daily lives? Share this:TweetEmailPrintMoreShare on TumblrPocket
Both circles at the center are of equal size. They appear different because of their relative sizes when compared the circles around them.
Our eyes are comparison machines-not necessarily perfect, objective, judges of reality.