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Would you, could you, will you drink from a water fountain fashioned from an actual—but unused—toilet? Porcelain is just porcelain . . . right?
Where: Crossroads: Getting Started
When the disk is spun, the colors you see are illusions. This effect was popularized in 1894 by toymaker C. E. Benham, who called his spinning disk an “artificial spectrum top."
Where: Bechtel Gallery 3: Seeing & Listening
The combination of past experience and the sight and feel of being touched seems to change your brain's definition of your body's boundaries. You may even feel as if the fake hand is part of you.
Where: Osher Gallery 1: Human Phenomenon
Make your partner's face disappear, leaving only a smile.
When can reading get in the way of speaking?
An animal that blends in with its environment is much easier to see when it's moving than when it's still.
Floater Theater is an intimate theatrical environment that whimsically prompts participants to explore the fascinating, commonly experienced phenomenon of eye floaters.
Your brain adapts quickly to a warped view of the world, turning baskets into air balls.
Wave the wand quickly and see an image appear.
Confusing sensory information can be profoundly disturbing.
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