Optical illusions

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Shows how you brain uses short cuts to process what your eyes see.




Leader gets cubs to look at optical illusions and answer the questions. 15 - 20 minutes
Once they have answered there is an explanation of how the brain tries to use past experience to process information quickly. These short cuts cause the brain to see something that is different to an image.
Finally they go through the answer to show how they have missed or the correct answers.


  • body parts
  • brain
  • Eye Illusions
  • optical illusions
  • skills challenge

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