Knowledge Optical Illusion on YouTube

Published on January 23rd, 2012 | by James Johnson


The Coolest Optical Illusion You’ll See This Year [Video]

Optical Illusion on YouTube

Our eyes can easily deceive us, especially when something we believe should there seems to disappear completely when the right illusion is put into play.

Watch the video below and sit back from your video screen, the instruction will tell you to cover one eye and move slowly towards the screen. The result is pretty amazing:

The phenomenon is called “Punctum Caecum” and it occurs because of an area at the back of the eye that the optic nerve passes through, obscuring the light-sensitive photoreceptor cells that make it possible to see.

The video was posted by Richard Wiseman operator of the YouTube channel Quirkology.

If you haven’t already check out the video and let us know what you thin.



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James is a new media professional with more than half a decade worth of experience in the online writing space. He currently serves as the Associate Editor of and the Editor-in-Chief of He also serves as a resident writer for Splash Press Media. In his spare time James consults businesses regarding SEO and Content Development.

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