Eye Bogglers is a visual feast for young fans of impossible images! The book contains many new adaptations of lesser-known optical illusions and plenty of favourite classics. A simple commentary introduces curious minds to this fascinating world where art and science collide, and explains why the illusions work as they do. Kids will love testing each other as page by page they encounter a diverse range of compelling visual challenges.
Gianni Sarcone and Marie-Jo Waeber are co-founders of the award-winner Archimedes' Laboratory, an Italian-based network of game designers that specialize in developing creativity. They invent, create and develop interactive thinking games and optical illusions. Sarcone and Waeber are also regular authors of columns for newspapers and magazines featuring visual puzzles and brainteasers.
Double trouble: images that appear to be two or more different objects or people; Impossible People: illusions involving people and faces; Artful Animals: illusions involving animal images, camouflage, hidden animals. Colours and Shapes: colour adaptation illusions, studying one image before looking at another causes odd things to happen to colour perception; Twisted!: shape puzzles; Line puzzles: Straight or curvy? How long? Which line? How far away?; Moving patterns: illusory moving patterns: You know these pictures aren't moving - but somehow it looks as if they are!; Visual Paradoxes: paradoxical Illusions, curious perception puzzles.