illusions

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visual illusion?
a conflict between reality and what we percieve
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fiction?
an illusion caused when a figure is perceived even though it is not present in the stimulus
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illusory contour?
an edge that is perceived in a figure but is not present in the stimulus
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motion after-effect?
an illusion caused by paying more attention to movement in one direction and perceiving movement in the opposite direction immediately afterwards.
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colour after-effect?
an illusion caused by focusing on a coloured stimulus and perceiving opposite colours immediately afterwards
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ambiguos figures?
a stimulus with two possible interpretations, in which it is possible to perceive only one of the alternatives at a time
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distortion illusion?
where our perception is deceived by some aspect of the stimulus. this can affect the shape or size of an object
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fiction?

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an illusion caused when a figure is perceived even though it is not present in the stimulus

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illusory contour?

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motion after-effect?

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colour after-effect?

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