[visionlist] Congratulations to the Winners of the 2020 Best Illusion of the Year Contest!

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Sun Dec 13 17:22:55 -04 2020

Voters around the globe chose the Best Illusions of the Year from the Top 10
Finalists competing in the 16th edition of
97d9dee170b&id=318af74924&e=7e260e6cae> Best Illusion of the Year Contest
(hosted by the Neural Correlate Society and supported by the Museum of
Mind). The TOP 3 winning illusions were revealed on Friday, December 11th.  

First Prize and a $3,000 award went to “3D Schröder Staircase,” by Kokichi
Sugihara, Japan.

Second Prize and a $2,000 award went to “The Real Thing??” by Matt
Pritchard, United Kingdom. 

Third Prize and a $1,000 award went to “Impossible grid typography,” by
Daniël Maarleveld, The Netherlands. 

If you enjoyed the spectacular illusions that competed in 2020, please make
an end-of-year tax-deductible donation
id=1607894519576_d2461f180023b#/checkout/openButton>  to the Best Illusion
of the year Contest. We rely on your generous help to continue to share the
wonders of illusion with people of all ages and backgrounds, all over the


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 <x-msg://2/championsofillusionbook.com>  and
Sleights of Mind
Professor of Ophthalmology, Neurology, and Physiology & Pharmacology

Director, Laboratory of Integrative Neuroscience

2014 Society for Neuroscience’s Science Educator Award

2014 Empire Innovator Scholar 
State University of New York (SUNY)
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