Watch Einstein’s face poke out

Watch Einstein's face poke out
And yes, it does work with other faces besides Einstein.

Stephen Fry, on the BBC TV quiz show "QI", shows participants a rotating Einstein mask optical illusion, an example of a hollow face illusion, where "your eye tells you it’s poking outwards, and yet, it isn’t."

Your brain so wants to see a face curving outwards that it ignores other information and refuses to let you see that the face is actually curving inwards.

(Watch till the end of the video for a bonus illusion which makes the queen of England happy or sad using a five pound note.)

Optical Illusion with an Einstein Mask on QI


– Buy Einstein Hollow Face Mask at Grand Illusions>> 
– BBC2 QI>> 
– Hollow-Face Illusion, Wikipedia>>

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