Your Sunday Morning Illusion
Here’s a cool demonstration of how our brains deal with conflicts between what we hear and what we see by picking favorites and going with the visual cortex. The eyes have it, as it were.
Does this work on you? They say in the video (and in Penn Jillette’s tweet, where I found this) that it’s impossible to turn it off even after you know what’s happening. Personally, I found that once I knew, it was pretty easy to turn it off and and on again — I could look at the “Ff” mouth and see a video clip with unattached sound laid over it, instead of the mouth actually doing the talking. What was your experience?