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Al Seckel:
Visual illusions that show how we (mis)think

TED2004 · 14:33 · Filmed Feb 2004
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Al Seckel: Visual illusions that show how we (mis)think
14:33 · Filmed February 2004 at TED2004 · Subtitles available in 30 languages

Al Seckel, a cognitive neuroscientist, explores the perceptual illusions that fool our brains. Loads of eye tricks help him prove that not only are we easily fooled, we kind of like it.

Master of visual illusions
Cognitive neuroscientist Al Seckel explores how eye tricks can reveal the way the brain processes visual information — or fails to do so. Among his other accomplishments: He co-created the Darwin Fish. Full bio
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