This Online Group Shares Images With Misleading Headlines That Completely Change What We See (30 New Pics)

Lisa Yaszek

Posted September 13, 2021

External Article: Bored Panda

Lisa Yaszek, Regents Professor in the School of Literature, Media, and Communication, was quoted in the article "This Online Group Shares Images With Misleading Headlines That Completely Change What We See (30 New Pics)," published Sept. 8, 2021, in Bored Panda. Yaszek discussed optical illusions as a symbol of human creativity.

An excerpt:

“Whatever the source of our love for optical illusions, it’s fascinating to note that the desire to create optical illusions seems to be as old as humanity itself. The prehistoric artists who decorated the Cave of Altima 20,000 years ago used the natural bulges in the rock walls of the cave to give volume and depth to the animals they drew there;