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Make a friend disappear, leaving only a smile behind.
Your brain combines information from your eyes in surprising ways.
"Cold" metal and "warm" wood may be the same temperature.
A colored object may look different against different-colored backgrounds.
Color your perception.
Not all shadows are black.
Submerge yourself in underwater color perception.
What happens when you get off the merry-go-round?
See how differently shaped ears affect your hearing.
If you want to stay hidden, you'd better stay still.
You can make glass objects disappear.
Distort your vision and see what your brain learns.
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