[visionlist] Vote for the Best Illusion of the Year! The 14th Best Illusion of the Year Contest

Susana Martinez-Conde smart at neuralcorrelate.com
Sat Oct 13 13:22:01 -05 2018

Worldwide voting for the 14th Best Illusion of the Year Contest
<http://illusionoftheyear.com/>  starts at 10am EST on Tuesday, October
16th, and will remain open until the Top 3 Illusions of the Year are
announced on Wednesday, October 18th. The 1st place winner will receive
$3,000, the 2nd place winner $2,000, and the 3rd place winner $1,000.


The Best Illusion of the Year Contest <http://illusionoftheyear.com/>  is
now an annual online event, in which anybody with an internet connection
(that means YOU!) can vote <http://illusionoftheyear.com/>  to pick the Top
3 Winners from the Top 10 Finalists.  


This year's Contest coincides with the recent announcement that Champions of
Illusion <http://championsofillusionbook.com/> , the book that showcases
many of the illusions from the Contest and their creators, is longlisted for
the AAAS/Subaru Prize for Excellence in Science
ok-award-announced> . 


The Top 10 illusion creators competing in this Contest edition are: 


Ben van Buren and Brian Scholl (USA)

Stuart Anstis and Patrick Cavanagh (USA)

Takahiro Kawabe (Japan)

Lourens van Dijk (Netherlands)

David Phillips, Priscilla Heard and Christopher Tyler (UK)

Kokichi Sugihara (Japan)

Michael Pickard and Gurpreet Singh (UK)

Tama Kanematsu and Kowa Koida (Japan)

Marco Bertamini and Andrew Irving  (UK)

Yi-Tsen Kuo and Philip Tseng (Taiwan)


Their wonderful illusions, selected from dozens of entries from countries
all around the world, will be publicly revealed at voting time.  


On behalf of the Executive Board of the Neural Correlate Society:
Jose-Manuel Alonso, Stephen Macknik, Susana Martinez-Conde, Luis Martinez,
Xoana Troncoso, Peter Tse

Susana Martinez-Conde, PhD

Author, Champions of Illusion and  <http://www.sleightsofmind.com/> Sleights
of Mind
Professor of Ophthalmology, Neurology, and Physiology & Pharmacology
State University of New York (SUNY)
Downstate Medical Center
450 Clarkson Ave, Brooklyn NY 11203, USA
Email:  <mailto:smart at neuralcorrelate.com> smart at neuralcorrelate.com
Phone:  <tel:%2B1%20718-270-4520> +1 718-270-4520
 <http://smc.neuralcorrelate.com> http://smc.neuralcorrelate.com


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