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Found: The color difference that you see, it's all in your brain

By Julio Franco
Sep 9, 2013
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  1. Known as the Munker-White illusion, as explained in the video above, our brains process what we see within a certain context. The result is that you can seriously trick your eyes if you mess around with the correct parameters. In...

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  2. Ranger12

    Ranger12 TS Guru Posts: 637   +117

    "but I took some screenshots to Photoshop and compared the colors."

    Beat me to it! Well thanks for saving me some time at least!
     
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  3. slh28

    slh28 TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,925   +170

    That cylinder one always blows my mind.
     
  4. JC713

    JC713 TS Evangelist Posts: 7,026   +913

    This is fascinating.
     
  5. p51d007

    p51d007 TS Booster Posts: 333   +51

    I get this ALL the time from my customers. I've worked on office machines for 30 years. I'll get call after call about "the colors don't look right". Most of the time it is the brightness of their paper stock that is the problem. They calibrate it with say 92 bright, and then a few days later, use a different paper stock, that has a different reflective value and then the colors don't look right.
    I carry a sample pad from a paper company, that has 15 "shades" of red through a black window, only showing a small square of color and it says "which one is red". Some look glossy, some look almost brown. When I open it up and show it to them, they say "oh, the paper makes that much difference?". Deeerrrrpppppp
     
  6. IAMTHESTIG

    IAMTHESTIG TS Enthusiast Posts: 410   +38

    My brain hurts... why do I punish it so?
     
  7. RenGood08

    RenGood08 TS Booster Posts: 191   +13

    Most epic...and very interesting. I subscribed to them on YouTube and I posted this article on Facebook. Doubt any of my friends will get geeky over it like me...but its worth to put something worth seeing on there xD
     
  8. LNCPapa

    LNCPapa TS Special Forces Posts: 4,335   +278

    Wait a minute... I thought we were your geek family?
     
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  9. hitech0101

    hitech0101 TS Enthusiast Posts: 429   +19

    Watch Nat Geo's 'Test your Brain : Perception' loved it.
     


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