If the white and gold versus blue and black dress taught us anything it’s that when it comes to blue lighting/filtering, our eyes get really f***ed up.
When it comes to optical illusions that have confounded the internet, Akiyoshi Kitaoka, a Professor of Psychology at the College of Letters, Ritsumeikan University, in Kyoto, Japan, is a pro. Just check out his illusion page.
Now he’s come up with a new deceptive illusion by tweeting out the following:
Strawberries appear to be reddish, though the pixels are not. pic.twitter.com/Ginyhf61F7
— Akiyoshi Kitaoka (@AkiyoshiKitaoka) February 28, 2017
There are no allegedly red pixels in the image. According to The Independent, the colour of the strawberries is a neutral grey:
Mind you, some have been contesting the Professor’s picture on Twitter:
— roland j dempster (@rolandjdempster) March 1, 2017
— Sina Bahrami (@dearsina) March 1, 2017
— [+..••] (@AllegroDigital) March 1, 2017
— Auroleus Bombastus (@ScoresOfWhores) March 1, 2017
— Jason Dora (@tonurics) March 2, 2017
— Dave Clawson (@clawdaver) March 1, 2017