Amazing Optical Illusions That Will Play Tricks on Your Mind

Science and Engineering

1. The Bezold Effect

Wikimedia Commons
Wikimedia Commons

Wilhelm von Bezold, a German meteorologist, discovered this effect that shows the same red color appearing either lighter or darker depending on the color adjacent to it. The red on the left looks lighter with the white, but on the right, it looks darker when surrounded by black. It’s actually the same red.


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