Baffle your brain with the famous ‘hollow mask illusion’, and experiment with how it works by making your own.
Download the info sheet here: http://www.rigb.org/families/experimental/hollow-masks
Watch the Einstein mask illusion: https://youtu.be/pH9dAbPOR6M
Rachel and her children Eva and Daniel explore how our brains perceive faces by experimenting with a classic illusion.
In this activity, Eva and Daniel investigate what factors make this illusion work, and think about why our brains can be tricked in this way. Hands-on investigations like this are the perfect way to encourage children to think about how their brains work, and the way we interpret the world.
This series of ExpeRimental is supported by The British Psychological Society.
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