Now you see it, now you don't!: Mind-bending optical illusions Emeritus Professor Peter Thompson, Department of Psychology, University of York

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  • Date and time: Saturday 17 November 2018, 3.30pm to 4pm
  • Location: Tempest Anderson Hall, Yorkshire Museum
  • Audience: Open to Open to all
  • Admission: Free admission, booking not required

Event details

Delve into the amazing world of optical illusions with York psychologist Peter Thompson at this family-friendly event.

Research scientists investigating how our brains interpret what the eye sees have produced some incredible visual illusions - patterns that seem to fool our senses.  Join Peter as he demonstrates some astonishing optical illusions and reveals what they show about our brains.

Come along and discover how to investigate some remarkable illusions that are part of everyday life.

Venue details

  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Hearing loop