Crazy optical illusion 5

The Enigma Illusion – As you view the Enigma image, notice how the concentric purple rings appear to fill with rapid circular motion, as if millions of tiny and barely visible cars were driving around a track. The illusory motion is driven by microsaccades: small, involuntary eye movementsthat occur during visual fixation.Enigmatic Eye – Look at the center of the pupil and you will see the surrounding purple rings fill with rapid illusory motion. Neuroscientist and engineer Jorge Otero-Millan’s tribute to Leviant features the illusory motion seen in Enigma, and it also reflects the role of eye movements in the perception of the illusion.

Fascinating!

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