Beau Lotto

Optical illusions show how we see

16:30 •
Filmed Jan 2009 at TEDGlobal 2009
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Beau Lotto's color games puzzle your vision, but they also spotlight what you can't normally see: how your brain works. This fun, first-hand look at your own versatile sense of sight reveals how evolution tints your perception of what's really out there.

Beau Lotto
/ Neuroscientist, Artist

Beau Lotto is founder of Lottolab, a hybrid art studio and science lab. With glowing, interactive sculpture — and old-fashioned peer-reviewed research—he's illuminating the mysteries of the brain's visual system.  Full bio.

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