Experimenting with Adelson’s Checkerboard Illusion

Can you change how things seem? Phenomenological slideshow test below! Scroll past all the text (if you must).

Edward H. Adelson‘s (1995) Checkerboard Illusion, or “Checkershadow Illusion“, remains one of the best lessons on how deceptive our perceptions can be, and it affords a great opportunity for phenomenological experimentation, which I promote with a slideshow below. Above is an inspired variation on Adelson’s original by a digital artist who goes by butisit at DeviantArt. Continue reading “Experimenting with Adelson’s Checkerboard Illusion”

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