The Spinning Silhouette Optical Illusion

Posted on September 23, 2007. Filed under: Illusions |

This is a very bizarre optical illusion. At first glance the spinning lady appears to be circling in one direction (say clockwise for some and anti-clockwise for others). But if you look long enough she will appear to change direction and start spinning the opposite direction.

How long did it take for you before you can make it switch direction? Comments please.


Spinning Silhouette

Advertisements

Make a Comment

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

2 Responses to “The Spinning Silhouette Optical Illusion”

RSS Feed for Aakasavani – The Desi Audio Video Blog Comments RSS Feed

Interesting.. I had 2 windows open and they were spinning in opposite directions..

It is a good example.
I noticed changing direction is varying between 2 to 6 circles.
There are many such cases of illusions and it will be nice to see them and some card tricks!


Where's The Comment Form?

Liked it here?
Why not try sites on the blogroll...

%d bloggers like this: