Celebrity Illusion

Shocking illusion – Pretty celebrities turn ugly!

Prepare to be freaked out, again. You’ve seen “Pretty girls turn ugly” now try the celebrity version!

It won second place in the Best Illusion of the Year Contest, 2012!

It’s a new scientific finding called the “Flashed Face Distortion Effect”. You can read more about it here


and here


Tangen, J. M., Murphy, S. C., & Thompson, M. B. (2011). Flashed face distortion effect: Grotesque faces from relative spaces. Perception, 40, 628-630 doi:10.1068/p6968

Hat tip http://boingboing.net/2012/05/22/weird-illusion-causes-faces-to.html

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