Click on the links to see a variety of interactive visual illusions (You may need to turn off the pop-up blockers on your web-browser)

"Motion illusion building blocks" won first place in the 2005 ECVP best illusion of the year contest.

To read a one-page pdf file concerning motion illusion building blocks, Click here. (note: the file is aimed at vision science aficionados).

To see the original submission Click here.

To see the final presentation Click here (note: to progress through the talk, click on red buttons).

Articles concerning these effects:

Journal of Vision (2005)
Visual illusions based on single-field contrast asynchronies
(pdf)
Journal of Vision (2004)
Visual Neuroscience (2004).

Contact information
shapiro@bucknell.edu
Associate Professor of Psychology
305 O'Leary Center
Bucknell University
Lewisburg, Pennsylvania 17837

Curriculum Vitae

Links
Some of my favorite illusion links (more to be added soon)

Michael Bach's optical illusions and visual phenomena
Stuart Anstis' demo page
Akiyoshi Kitaoka illusion pages
Ted Adelson's Lightness illusions

Viperlib
Sandlot Science
Exploratorium