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The Müller-Lyer Illusion
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The two lines in (a) are exactly the same length. We are usually fooled into perceiving them as different because the brain interprets the one with the outward-facing branches as farther away, as if it were the far corner of a room, and the one with the inward-facing branches as closer, as if it were the near edge of a building (b).
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