20 Amazing Optical Illusions!

These Optical Illusions will blow your mind! Carefully look at each one to see it's amazing effect on your brain!

Illusion 1: These squares are actually the same exact color. Hold your finger over the boundary between the two shapes and see them change.

Illusion 2: These dots seem to change color and orbit the center. But focus your eyes on a single dot - there's no rotating or color change at all.

Illusion 3: Try to stare at the cross in the center and watch the blank spot, it will somehow turn green!

Illusion 4: Stare at the dot in the middle and move your head in an out towards the screen! The circles will mysteriously move! Spooky!

Illusion 5: Can you see which of the orange circles is the biggest?

...Surprisingly they are both exactly the same size!

Illusion 6: Here's another one where the squares are the exact same color!

Illusion 7: - still not convinced? Take a look at this live demonstration!

Illusion 8: Stare at the middle of this image for 30 seconds, then look at the next photo

...so strange hey!!

Illusion 9: The "Ames Room" illusion messes with our depth perception and is created by slanting the back wall of the room towards the camera and the ceiling downwards.

Illusion 10: A motion illusion - even though these images are completely static our brain gives the illusion that they are actually moving!

Illusion 11: A motion illusion - this one makes the circles appear as if they are slowly rotating even though they are not!

Illusion 12: A motion illusion - stare at this one and it'll look like it's slowly moving around even though its completely still!

Illusion 13: Two Faces! - is this face front on or from the side? It's hard to work out which way is right!

Illusion 14: Which way is the train moving? Try blinking and it will change direction!

Illusion 15: Splat the orange! This orange is actually a drawing!

Illusion 16: This car drives straight through the drawn on bollards!

Illusion 17: By staring at either the left or the right dancer you can changes the way the middle dancer spins!

Illusion 18: This artists creates clever drawing that actually look like 3D objects!

Illusion 19: Stare at the blinking green dot and see what happens to the yellow dots!

Illusion 20: These two photos are actually exactly the same, but placing them next to the other gives the illusion that the tower is leaning over!