How to Spell Pareidolia
Our friend Ned Block sent us a very timely Monty cartoon (by Jim Meddick) in response to our Monday’s blog post on pareidolia illusions:
by Jim Meddick
Ouija boards have even more to do with the ideomotor effect than with pareidolia, as we discuss in our book Sleights of Mind. But it’s still a funny cartoon!
See what pareidolia is all about on our September/October Scientific American Mind’s Illusions column:
Send us your favorite jokes about neuroscience or illusions, and we’ll post them here.
- Illusions Column on Pareidolia
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