Brain Practice AnswersApril 2015
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Here are the answers to the May 2015 Brain Practice
Which is Bigger?
The Ebbinghaus optical illusion.ebbinghaus-brain-makes-assumptions-about-size
Your brain takes short-cuts for you and makes quick decisions about size based on the information around parts of images you see. So your brain decides the top yellow dot must be smaller in comparison with the larger black circles around it.
Similarly, in the lower diagram, because the surrounding black circles are smaller, your brain assumes the centre dot is larger. but after a few minutes, your own logic and your working memory soon sort out that the dots are equal in size.
Why way to go?
The answer is 30
When you re-arrange the letters you get:
Now try these:
– MOON STARER
THE MORSE CODE
– HERE COME DOTS
– DIRTY ROOM
– A ROPE ENDS IT
– CASH LOST IN ME
– -LIES – LET’S RECOUNT
– ALAS! NO MORE Z’S
A DECIMAL POINT
– I’M A DOT IN PLACE
ELEVEN PLUS TWO
– TWELVE PLUS ONE
Did you find any other possibilities?
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