Effect of Detail on Visual Perception
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The elements of the image "All is Vanity" by Charles Allen Gilbert are arranged to present a second, more subtle image. By blurring the image so that the fine details are less distracting, the viewer perceives the second image more clearly.
Contributed by: Jon McLoone (March 2011)
Open content licensed under CC BY-NC-SA
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"Effect of Detail on Visual Perception"
Wolfram Demonstrations Project
Published: March 7 2011