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Disciplines with similar materials as Visual Perception
Cassandra Kline (Student)
Amy Smith (Student)
understand. The activities where very good with lots of color and visual
Cynthia Smith (Student)
entertaining theme park of interactive illusions and experiments. Three of the
four main topics--audio perception, visual perception, and cognition--took you
on a fascinating journey into the world of perception and illusion.
The interactive illusion demonstrations were fascinating, stimulating, mind
boggling, and, for the most part, fun. However, when clicking on the "selective
adaptation" link accessed from the visual perception category, I must warn
those who are susceptible to migrain headaches to be careful. This one is an
eye shocker. The graphics may trigger a migraine. Since black and white images
zing my eyes, and, yes, trigger migraines, I did not review this section
Also, those who suffer from motion sickness, do not go into motion parallax!!!
This section is reserved for you daredevils! It looks great and fun; however, I
get dizzy riding in the back seat, so I quickly exited this section without
Now, remember, the main link from Merlot will take you directly to the "visual
perception" page, only; if you want to visit the other three main topics:
auditory, cognition, and memory (this one is currently under construction)--you
need to click "home" at the bottom of the page. This will give you access to
the previously mentioned links. And from this home page--Internet Psychology
Lab--you can find access to several other sources offering illusional and
So go for it, guys. Take a tour of this site and be prepared to stimulate your
But, remember, this site is not only fun, it has a wealth of information
incorporated within each section that is highly educational, and extremely
useful for both student and faculty.
Graphs, charts, diagrams, interactive experiments, research data; it's all in
Be prepared to spend a lot of time navigating this site. I spent over an hour
there, and did not even scratch the surface of what's offered.
Lisa Richard (Student)
accessing it... some sort of technical glitch. It was very informative and
explained each "trick"
My eyes hurt afterwards though!
period of 4 days. I finally got in, thank heavens because it was definitely