Optical Illusions is a mind-bending introduction to the science of optical illusions, packed with clearly presented, hands-on projects and experiments for the reader to make and do. Combining innovative paper engineering, off-the-page fun and the use of smartphone cameras, this accessible introduction also gives an insight into the neuroscience behind how our brains and our eyes interact. Sure to enthrall and engage amateur psychologists and makers alike.
Rob Ives is a highly regarded British paper engineer who began designing card models whilst still a maths teacher. His books include the ever-popular Paper Automata and he runs a website, www.flying-pig.co.uk, where he sells his models.