The well-known Ames window illusion makes a return, this time featuring a demonstration by the renowned YouTuber Derek Muller from Veritasium. He sheds light on how our perception of external reality is not straightforward.
The illusion he presents is quite simple: a flat piece of cardboard resembling a rectangular window that, in actuality, forms a trapezoid.
This mind-boggling and stomach-churning optical illusion never fails to captivate. Derek Muller showcases trippy demonstrations of the famous Ames optical illusion in action. To give you a sneak peek of what awaits, the video is undeniably jaw-dropping.
Beyond its mind-bending effects, the video also imparts a poignant message, emphasizing “a little more humility and a little less certainty.” This message not only applies to our observations of the universe but also influences our perspective on everyday life. This aspect makes the video particularly relevant in today’s world.
To delve deeper into the intriguing Ames strange optical illusion window, watch the video below. Additionally, you can explore a 90s show that instructs you on creating such a window yourself. All you need are paper, colored pencils, scissors, and a cotton thread.