[visionlist] Illusion Contest in NAPLES -- SUNDAY -- 7pm!

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Sat May 10 14:08:36 PDT 2008

The Contest Gala will be on Sunday, May 11th, 7pm, in the Philharmonic
Center of Arts (Naples Fl), during the week of VSS.

The 2008 Contest Gala will be hosted by Stuart Anstis! Everybody is

Who will the TOP THREE winners be??? That's up to YOU! The audience will
choose them from the current TOP TEN list.

For a MAP and more details, please visit our webpage:

2008 TOP TEN ILLUSION CONTESTANTS (alphabetical order): To see the illusions
themselves, you must come to the CONTEST!!!

"Skyscrapers and Clouds", by Sandro Betella, Clara Casco and Sergio Roncato
(Università di Padova, Italy)

"Stereo Rotation Standstill”, by Max Dursteler (University Hospital Zurich,

"Ghostly Gaze", by Rob Jenkins (University of Glasgow, UK)

"Dramatically Different Percepts between Foveal and Peripheral Vision", by
Emily Knight, Arthur Shapiro and Zhong-Lin Lu (Bucknell University and
University of Southern California, USA)

"Rolling Eyes on a Hollow Mask", by Thomas Papathomas (Rutgers University,

"Pinball Wizard", by Michael Pickard (Sunderland University, UK)

"Perpetual Collisions”, by Arthur Shapiro and Emily Knight( Bucknell
University, USA)

"Filling in the Afterimage after the Image", by Rob van Lier and Mark
Vergeer (Radboud University Nijmegen, The Netherlands)

"The Mutually Interfering Shapes Illusion (The MISillusion)", by Maarten
Wijntjes, Robert Volcic and Thomas Knapen (Helmholtz Institute, Utrecht
University, The Netherlands)

"Yang's Iris Illusion", by Jisien Yang and Adrian Schwaninger (University of
Zurich, Switzerland; National Chung-Cheng University, Taiwan and Max Planck
Institute for Biological Cybernetics, Germany)

On behalf of the Neural Correlate Society,

Susana Martinez-Conde (Illusion Contest Coordinator)

Neural Correlate Society Executive Committee: Jose-Manuel Alonso, Stephen
Macknik, Luis Martinez, Xoana Troncoso, Peter Tse

The Neural Correlate Society is a tax-exempt 501(c)3 non-profit
organization, whose mission is to promote the public awareness of vision

Susana Martinez-Conde, PhD
Director, Laboratory of Visual Neuroscience
Division of Neurobiology
Barrow Neurological Institute
350 W. Thomas Rd
Phoenix AZ 85013, USA

Phone: +1 (602) 406-3484
Fax: +1 (602) 406-4172
Email: smart at neuralcorrelate.com

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