Seeing Double (Paperback)

Seeing Double By J. Richard Block Cover Image
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Description


A psychologist and collector, Block has put his life's work, his enthusiasm, and his knowledge into this treasure trove of puzzles, illusions, and double diversions. Each page is guaranteed to surprise and delight, while celebrating the amazing flexibility and creativity of the human mind. and mind-bending illustrations that trick the eye into seeing two different images-and never both at the same time. Double illusions, upside-downs, ambiguous images and ambigrams are smartly organized by technique and illusory effect, with vivid descriptions of the psychological impact of each image as well as current scientific explanations for each stunning effect.
Psychologist and collector J. Richard Block has put his life's work, his enthusiasm, and his knowledge into this wonderfully fun, informative treasure trove of classic and contemporary puzzles, illusions and double diversions.

About the Author


J. Richard Block, Ph.D., former Vice President for Planning and Liaison and Professor of Psychology at Hofstra University, lives in Hempstead, New York. He is the President of Y & B Associates, which produces cards, games and puzzles dealing with illusions and art images for schools, museums, and the general public.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780415934824
ISBN-10: 0415934826
Publisher: Routledge
Publication Date: September 6th, 2002
Pages: 150
Language: English