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Pareidolia Effect

Posted in Miscellania, Weird Science with tags on March 3, 2019 by MONSTERMINIONS

I took this shot of a seed pod coated with a thin veneer of ice. As I was editing the image I noticed a strange alien-looking face embedded under the ice. This is the so-called pareidolia effect. Or is it?

Pareidolia

Fireplace Simian

Posted in Miscellania, Weird Science with tags on March 12, 2017 by MONSTERMINIONS

Here’s an example of the “pareidolia” effect where the mind connects the dots and sees faces in random space. Here is a Planet of the Apes gorilla in a burning fireplace log.



Pareidolia