The pink boxes are in the exact same spots in both pics, but the "shadows" certainly make it look like one group hovers a lot higher. | 22 Words

Even if you're seeing something with your own eyes, you might not realize what's actually there. The brain and the eyes have a complicated relationship...

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...so what appears plain as day to you might not be the reality of what you're looking at. If you doubt that's the case, take a look at these eighteen images that appear simple enough, but will have you doubting yourself after you realize what's really going on in the pics.

Stare at the orange and green dots. Then move your eyes to the yellow ones. Do you see the color change?

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You might not believe, but the bar in the middle of the image is the same color throughout.

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Stare at this image long enough and the middle box will melt into the background. Change focus quickly and it will appear to move!

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Squares A and B are the exact same color.

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These dots might seems to make a distorted shape, but if you stare into the middle, they'll appear to be a normal grid.

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How many different colors do you see in this image?

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(There are only three.)

It looks like the squares in the middle are bulging outward, but they're all really the same size, you just perceive the edges differently because of the smaller squares inside them.

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These dogs are both the exact same color.

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Those diamonds aren't moving, are they?

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The chess pieces are ALL the same color, but the background makes them appear to be almost negatives of each other.

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Nothing in this image is moving, but try telling that to your brain.

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Tiles A, B, and C are all the same color.

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The pink boxes are in the exact same spots in both pics, but the "shadows" certainly make it look like one group hovers a lot higher.

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Can you finish this maze that starts in the bottom right corner?

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Wait. HOW are these two things linked together?

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Do you see a duck or rabbit? Or both?

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Put your finger across where the two tiles meet. Pretty freaky, right?

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Both the grey lines are the exact same color. Even if they don't appear to be.

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