preview

Perceptual Illusions

Satisfactory Essays
Can you recall a warm day where you may have seen a puddle but as you got closer there was nothing there? This is caused by the refraction of light due to the heated air, which is known as a mirage. Perceptual illusion and a mirage both manipulate images to deceive the eyes. Perceptual Constancy is all about how you perceive an object. In February 2015, a debate of a dress color went viral. Some perceived it to be black and blue, while others saw it being white and gold. Scientists have confirmed that the dress is black and blue, and the photo was taken in lighting with a blue hue, which caused the dress to reflect white.
Get Access