Optical Illusion Classification  Version 2

Anderson Hung 2000, 2015.


Types of Optical Illusions

Characteristics of Optical Illusions
1. All optical illusions are associated with eye movements.
2. An oblique line is a perspective line.
3. Concentric circles are contour lines.

Key
Red = near vision
Green = far vision

Acknowledgment
I would like to thank Jennifer Tan, B.Sc., B. Ed., A. D. for proofreading this presentation.


33 Optical Illusions

Left-Right Optical Illusions
01. Tunnel
02. Two Disks
03. Impossible Prism
04. Duck-Rabbit
05. Munsterberg Shifted Checkerboard
06. Wertheimer-Koffka Ring

Top-Bottom Optical Illusions
01. Necker Cube
02. Horizontal-Vertical Illusion
03. Tetrahedron
04. Thiery Figure
05. Zollner Illusion
06. Smiling Faces?

Oblique Optical Illusions
01. Impossible Trident
02. Impossible Triangle
03. Box Frame
04. Schroder Staircase

Far-Near Optical Illusions
01. Muller-Lyer Illusion
02. Open Book
03. Cube
04. Hole
05. Cake
06. Poggendorf Illusion
07. Distorted Square
08. Distorted Triangle
09. Sander Parrallelograms
10. Two Discs
11. Rubin Vase/Profiles
12. Hermann Grid
13. Magic Square
14. Ehrenstein Grid
15. Moire Pattern
16. Ponzo Railway Lines
17. Jastrow Trapezoids

Last Modified:17/10/16.