We don’t always see the same thing, particularly when it comes to optical illusions. I’ve shared some classic illusions below and ask you to vote on what you saw first in each image. Honestly respond to the poll questions with your initial observation and then compare your results with other readers. Even if you’ve seen some of these on a prior occasion, just respond quickly without taking time to examine the pictures. See how your perceptions compare….
Well, I hope you enjoyed that experience. Images such as these illustrate my belief that a person’s perceived truth of a particular situation depends on the mind’s focus and one’s prior experiences. That in essence is the focus of this blog. Please read the conditional cognition about page for an in-depth explanation. If you’d like to further explore and experience how I demonstrate these phenomena, take this Awareness Test.