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Eye Benders: the science of seeing and believing

the science of seeing and believing

Published by Ivy Kids in Lewes, UK .

About the Book

Why do some printed pictures appear to swirl madly in front of your eyes? How can two colours that look completely different actually be the same? What makes complete images suddenly arise out of random patterns?

With this crazy book of optical illusions, astound your eyes and amaze your brain and discover the science of how the illusions work. With help from neuroscientist Anil Seth, author Clive Gifford has written a fun and accessible book that introduces kids to the neuroscience behind how our brains and our eyes interact, creating these amazing phenomena. Children will be enthralled by the illusions and engaged by the supporting information. Learning and critical thinking are encouraged, as readers come away wondering: can you ever believe what you see?

Shortlisted for the Royal Society Young People's Book Prize 2014.

About the Edition

Why do some printed pictures appear to swirl madly in front of your eyes? How can two colours that look completely different actually be the same? What makes complete images suddenly arise out of random patterns?

With this crazy book of optical illusions, astound your eyes and amaze your brain and discover the science of how the illusions work. Author Clive Gifford, has written a fun and accessible book (fact-checked by neuroscience consultant Anil Seth) that introduces kids to the neuroscience behind how our brains and our eyes interact, creating these amazing phenomena. Children will be enthralled by the illusions and engaged by the supporting information. Learning and critical thinking are encouraged, as readers come away wondering: can you ever believe what you see?

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL25443072M
ISBN 13
978-1-78240-084-4

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May 8, 2014 Edited by The Royal Society Edited without comment.
May 6, 2014 Edited by The Royal Society Added new cover
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