[Comp-neuro] Congratulations to the Winners of the 2015 Best Illusion of the Year Contest!

Susana Martinez-Conde smart at neuralcorrelate.com
Fri Jun 19 17:18:02 CEST 2015

Congratulations to the winners of the 11th annual Best Illusion of the Year
Contest <http://illusionoftheyear.com/> !


Online voters around the world chose the best illusions of the year from
Thursday, June 11th 7pm EST to Friday, June 12th 7PM EST. 


First Place and an award of $3,000 USD went to "Splitting Colors
<http://illusionoftheyear.com/2015/splitting-colors/> ," a color illusion by
Mark Vergeer from KU Leuven, Belgium.


Second Place and an award of $2,000 USD went to "Ambiguous Garage Roof
<http://illusionoftheyear.com/2015/ambiguous-garage-roof/> ," a perspective
illusion by Kokichi Sugihara from Meiji University, Japan.


Third Place and an award of $1,000 USD went to "The Day it Rained on Lowry
<http://illusionoftheyear.com/2015/the-day-it-rained-on-lowry/> ," a motion
illusion by Michael Pickard from VisuallyDirectedDesign.com in the UK.


Enjoy the winning illusions and all Top 10 Finalists
<http://illusionoftheyear.com/cat/top-10-finalists/2015/>  at


Illusion submissions
are now accepted for the 12th edition of the Best Illusion of the Year
Contest, to be held in 2016.



On behalf of the Executive Board of the Neural Correlate Society:
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
neuroscience research.


Susana Martinez-Conde, PhD

Professor of Ophthalmology, Neurology, and Physiology & Pharmacology

Director, Laboratory of Integrative Neuroscience

Scholar, Empire Innovator Program

State University of New York (SUNY)

Downstate Medical Center

450 Clarkson Ave, Brooklyn NY 11203, USA

Email:  <mailto:smart at neuralcorrelate.com> smart at neuralcorrelate.com

Phone: +1 718-270-4520

 <http://smc.neuralcorrelate.com/> http://smc.neuralcorrelate.com


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