Optical illusions are more than just a bit of fun. Sight, hearing, taste, touch, smell are all the senses we use on a regular basis. We believe what our senses tell us but most of all we trust our eyes. But our brains are extraordinarily powerful organs. Without us realizing it, they are instantly processing the information they receive to make sense of the world around us.

It is a comforting thought that we can trust our eyes however it is far from the truth. It is astonishing and some-what alarming how easily our brains can be tricked by a simple illusion. Here are a few examples of Optical Illusions that will mess with your head.

The beautiful thing about illusions is they make us realize things are never what they seem, and that our experiences of the world shape our understanding of it. Enjoy the video!