Susana Martinez-Conde & Stephen Macknik present Champions of Illusion
October 24, 2017, 7:00 PM
In Champions of Illusion: The Science Behind Mind-Boggling Images and Mystifying Brain Puzzles, Susana Martinez-Conde and Stephen Macknik present a smorgasbord of mystifying images, many selected from their Best Illusion of the Year Contest. Whether it's false motion, tricks of perspective, or shifting colors, Champions of Illusion is packed with adventures in visual perception. Martinez-Conde and Macknik, who study the intersection of neuroscience, illusions, and stage magic, explain just why we think we see the things we see.