This surprising illusion by mathematician and artist Kokichi Sugihara, named the 2016 Illusion of the Year, highlights the critical importance of perspective diversity and open conversation.
In this image, do you see something other than black and white? Does it matter if you look directly at one of the black blocks, vs. at one of the intersections?
While there are really only black blocks and white spaces in the grid, the high contrast black and white areas fool the eyes into perceiving a gray circle at each intersection. The illusion results from [Read more…] about The Hermann grid optical illusion, explained
Here is a fun and interactive version of the famous Stroop test, often used in neuropsychological evaluations to measure response inhibition and cognitive flexibility. Performing well on the test requires strong concentration and self-regulation. [Read more…] about Quick, interactive brain teaser to test your concentration and cognitive flexibility
What is mental self-rotation?
It is the cognitive skill to imagine yourself in different locations in space and to imagine yourself moving accordingly. We need that skill in everyday activities such as reading a map or finding our car in the parking lot. [Read more…] about Test your concentration and mental self-rotation skills with this quick brainteaser
In which direction is the bus pictured below traveling?
Do you know the answer?
The only possible answers are “left” or “right.”
Still don’t know?
Keep reading for the answer and explanation… [Read more…] about Quick brain teaser for kids and adults: Your answer, please?
Please consider Linda, a 31-year-old woman, single and bright. When she was a student, in high school and in college too, she was deeply involved in social justice issues, and also participated in environmental protests. Which is more probable about Linda’s occupation today? [Read more…] about Brain teaser to test your cognitive abilities…and biases