Posted on11. June 2022, 09:53
Optical illusions regularly spark enthusiasm on social media. The image of the “hidden tiger” is circulating nowadays, and it is said that only one percent of people can solve the mystery.
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It is said that only one percent of people can recognize the “hidden tiger” (hidden tiger) in this photo. are you one of them? You will find the solution to this optical illusion at the end of the article.
Only recently has this image attracted attention: many people think that the black hole is slowly spreading. But the image is completely still. The arrangement of many black ellipses is impressive. They trick the mind into seeing a change in clarity that doesn’t actually exist.
Frontiers in Human Neuroscience: Laeng et al., 2022
These circles are already driving Twitter users crazy. In GIF, they seem to be in motion.
“Dress”, “Super Illusion Brothers” or “Black Hole”: Optical illusions are always very popular and always cause a stir on the Internet. Currently, the “hidden tiger” (hidden tiger) causes headaches. The goal is to discover something hidden in the picture: the “hidden tiger”. The name already reveals it.
According to Thesun.co.uk, only one percent of people are able to detect it without assistance. 20 minutes could not understand where the British newspaper got the number and whether it was indeed correct. But the task is always difficult. Can you solve them?
If what you are looking for does not immediately catch your eye, we have included information under the survey in this article.
The Thatcher effect is amazing too
To avoid accidentally looking at the tip, let’s remind you about the so-called Thatcher effect. The phenomenon is named after the British politician Margaret Thatcher, who was the first woman to hold the office of the Prime Minister of Great Britain in the years 1979-1990. Peter Thompson of the University of York used her photo in 1980 to visualize the illusion.
To achieve the Thatcher effect, individual details such as eyes or lips can be turned upside down on any face. If this entire face is then turned upside down, viewers will hardly notice the manipulation. Only after rotating the appropriate photo does it become clear: something is wrong. So the effect shows that we abstract faces when we see them upside down.
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The illusion can be created with any face – what celebrities like Adele, Justin Bieber and former US President Barack Obama look like in the video below:
How to find the “hidden tiger”
Look for the “hidden tiger” – take this task literally. Because what we are looking for is not a representation of a second tiger, but the text “hidden tiger”. And this can be found inside the big tiger in the photo. Its striped pattern is no coincidence. The words “hidden tiger” meander from the head down to the animal’s front hind leg:
The word “hidden tiger” is marked in red.
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Even if the optical illusion is circulating now: it’s not new. It first appeared on the Internet in 2008.