[Comp-neuro] TOP 10 FINALIST ILLUSIONS!

Susana Martinez-Conde smart at neuralcorrelate.com
Fri Apr 22 01:24:52 CEST 2011


The Best Illusion of the Year Contest is happy to announce that the TOP TEN
illusions have been chosen!! 

 

The Contest Gala will be on Monday, May 9th, 5pm, in the Philharmonic Center
of Arts (Naples Fl). The 2011 Contest Gala will be hosted by Peter Thompson!
Everybody is invited!!!

 

Who will the TOP THREE winners be??? That's up to YOU! The audience will
choose them from the current TOP TEN list. 

 

For more details, please visit our webpage:
<http://illusioncontest.neuralcorrelate.com/> http://illusionoftheyear.com


 

2011 TOP TEN ILLUSION CONTESTANTS (alphabetical order): To see the illusions
themselves. you must come to the CONTEST!!!

 

"Illusions from rotating rings", by Stuart Anstis & Patrick Cavanagh

 

"Grouping by Contrast", by Erica Dixon, Arthur Shapiro & Kai Hamburger 

 

"Fishbone Tactile Illusion", by Nakatani Masashi

 

"The Exchange of Features, Textures and Faces", by Arthur Shapiro & Gideon
Caplovitz

 

"Silencing awareness of change by background motion", by Jordan Suchow

 

Title TBA, by Peter Tse, Patrick Cavanagh, David Whitney & Stuart Anstis

 

"Impossible Illusory Triangle", by Christopher Tyler 

 

"The more-or-less morphing face illusion", by Rob van Lier & Arno Koning

 

"Mask of Love", by Gianni Sarcone & Marie-Jo Waeber

 

Title TBA, by Mark Wexler

 

 

On behalf of the Neural Correlate Society,

 

Susana Martinez-Conde (Executive Producer, Best Illusion of the Year
Contest)

 

Neural Correlate Society Executive Committee: Jose-Manuel Alonso, Stephen
Macknik, Susana Martinez-Conde, Luis Martinez, Xoana Troncoso, Peter Tse

 

The Neural Correlate Society is a tax-exempt 501(c)3 non-profit
organization, whose mission is to promote the public awareness of vision
research.

 

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Susana Martinez-Conde, PhD

Director, Laboratory of Visual Neuroscience

Barrow Neurological Institute

350 W. Thomas Rd.

Phoenix AZ 85013

USA

 

Phone: +1 602 406-3484

Fax: +1 602 406-4192

Email: smart at neuralcorrelate.com

http://smc.neuralcorrelate.com 

 

 

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