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Stare At The Black Dot... [Gif]

Hits: 33565 | Rating: (2.9) | Category: Science | Added by: fancys_asst
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T3STSubj3ctX
Male, 13-17, Eastern US
 24 Posts
Monday, July 12, 2010 10:20:23 PM
witch ever the drat way i want it to spin. is how my mind comprehends it.

Morag
Male, 13-17, Midwest US
 1 Posts
Thursday, February 18, 2010 2:42:47 PM
It burns.

Agarina
Female, 18-29, Europe
 130 Posts
Wednesday, February 17, 2010 1:33:40 AM
Huh, because it changes direction?

djcs
Male, 30-39, Australia
 10 Posts
Tuesday, February 16, 2010 11:40:41 PM
Its a fight in your brain, close each eye alternatively and see what happens, also, its a gif!
lmao

ollylimpfish
Male, 30-39, Europe
 174 Posts
Tuesday, February 16, 2010 8:42:24 AM
its playing with your blind spot, 100 points please

Ace_Mazta
Male, 13-17, Eastern US
 703 Posts
Tuesday, February 16, 2010 6:16:26 AM
its not spinning, the colors are just alternating

Dfaulted
Male, 13-17, Canada
 1932 Posts
Monday, February 15, 2010 5:29:19 PM
and the white lines turn blue

LyraFangs
Female, 18-29, Europe
 33 Posts
Monday, February 15, 2010 1:53:41 PM
Trippy

viczko
Male, 13-17, Canada
 916 Posts
Monday, February 15, 2010 1:10:10 PM
it is also tinged teal. reds inversion color

Frogtango
Male, 13-17, Europe
 1720 Posts
Monday, February 15, 2010 12:16:51 PM
If you squint your eyes it changes direction

puppies04
Male, 18-29, Europe
 603 Posts
Monday, February 15, 2010 9:28:33 AM
It isnt really spinning either way the segments are just changing from red to white although our brains wiring makes us want to see movement (which could be in either direction) try it with 3 colours and it will only look like it is spinning one way.... 100 points pls

Kalkin
Male, 18-29, Western US
 44 Posts
Monday, February 15, 2010 7:30:14 AM
It's just the phi phenomenon without any directional bias.

IQover
Male, 13-17, Europe
 1046 Posts
Monday, February 15, 2010 5:58:04 AM
*head explodes*

Byfield
Male, 18-29, Europe
 468 Posts
Monday, February 15, 2010 2:52:12 AM
Its caused by slow frame motion. our eyes take more frames per second then it delivers causing it to jerk. Because there are only 2 frames to this (metled together by our brains to make it appear spinning) then we can decide which way to view it. Staring at the centre causes an equal distance on all sides so you view it spinning one way, viewed in another way you see one side first meaning the brain makes an assumtion based on how close the lines are. It complicated to explain how the frame rate affects it.

ardystic
Male, 18-29, Western US
 1085 Posts
Monday, February 15, 2010 12:54:57 AM
it goes in the direction i want it to go. i like the black silhouette of a girl better because it's 3d and has a more complex shape. much more mind boggling.

Raberboom
Male, 18-29, Western US
 833 Posts
Sunday, February 14, 2010 11:53:21 PM
that whole close one eye thing doesnt work, i can still make it switch direction at will no matter how i look at it.

Crucible
Male, 18-29, Canada
 1822 Posts
Sunday, February 14, 2010 11:11:53 PM
You can force yourself to think it appears to spin either way.
Unless you're a ditz

LazyMe484
Male, 18-29, Canada
 10503 Posts
Sunday, February 14, 2010 11:02:49 PM
*newsflash* the stripes aren't spinning.
It took me all of 300 milliseconds to realize that this is retarded.

krabkat
Female, 18-29, Western US
 781 Posts
Sunday, February 14, 2010 10:18:20 PM
Holey Cow...it rotates both ways. Hmmm, cool.

gatorade777
Male, 18-29, Eastern US
 1201 Posts
Sunday, February 14, 2010 9:59:28 PM
Depending on which angle(eye) you look at the image the shade of the red squares differentiates. Once angle goes clockwise with dark shade and other goes opposite with lighter tint.

hughligen
Male, 13-17, Australia
 4 Posts
Sunday, February 14, 2010 9:43:14 PM
Look at the red dot again, and now close one eye, then alternate to the other. It should change direction.

which has nothing to do with left right brain stuff.


195319002
Male, 13-17, Canada
 2 Posts
Sunday, February 14, 2010 8:55:56 PM
it all depends on what part of your brain you are using(left or right)! ha i get 100 points!!

shamille
Female, 18-29, Midwest US
 834 Posts
Sunday, February 14, 2010 8:48:59 PM
hehe, I guess they aren't exactly spinning, just flashing between red and white.

this is nice though


LtBard
Male, 18-29, Midwest US
 109 Posts
Sunday, February 14, 2010 8:00:46 PM
I found it seems to change direction easier if you look at the top half and change your view from the top left to the top right and visa-versa.

LandoGriffin
Male, 30-39, Western US
 4763 Posts
Sunday, February 14, 2010 7:44:59 PM
The red stripes aren't spinning at all. There are alternating red and white segments, but I don't see them moving, I just see them switching from red to white and back again. There isn't any movement, not even "phi" movement (look it up)

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