Are the two balls of the same color?

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Look at the two balls below. What colors are they?

Blue and Green balls?
Blue and Green balls?

To me, the left ball is definitely blue, and the right one is green.

If you see the same way, Haha, you (your brain) is tricked! I used photoshop to remove the background purple and yellow colors, then here is the result:

Same color?
Same color?

The two balls are of the same color!

This is a good example to show that:

  1. Our brain (and us) is easily tricked
  2. Color is a construct of our brain. Put it in a different way: we color the world we see!
  3. The so called “reality” does not exist.
Source: This illusion was made by Professor David G. Novick from The University of Texas at El Paso. He published this illusion in his twitter.


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