Interactions between art and science

Look at the center of the pupil and you’ll see the surrounding purple rings fill with rapid ilusory motion. This version of Leviant’s “The Enigma” reflects the importance of eye movements in driving our perception of this illusion. Photograph and artwork by Jorge Otero-Millan. (Troncoso XG, Macknik SL, Otero-Millan J, Martinez-Conde S. PNAS; (In Press). Microsaccades drive illusory motion in “Enigma”)

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