Friday, March 02, 2007

Perception curiosities

Listen to this video with your eyes on and off and see how you hear different things:
Try it yourself

I used to say as a joke that I can't wear dark glasses because I can't hear well when I do. The truth is, it's real for me and here is an explanation why.

A similar thing happen when you walk in front of the Pisa Tower or even the Ripley "Believe it or not" Museum. You see something out of shape and your eyes and specially balance sense try to compensate for what doesn't make sense, it's an amazing effect.

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