Skip main navigation

Delboeuf Illusion

Delboeuf Illusion

In the next video steps, we’ll be focusing on visual illusion studies, starting with the Delboeuf Illusion.

Visual illusion studies are not only cool and interesting, but they are also useful in helping us understand the difference between free-choice tests and training procedures. They also highlight perceptual differences in different animal species.

So take a look at the Delboeuf Illusion and see how it helps us comprehend the Assimilation and Contrast effect in both humans and animals.

If you have any questions, insights, or realisations, feel free to share them in the Comments section.
This article is from the free online

Research Methods in Psychology: Using Animal Models to Understand Human Behaviour

Created by
FutureLearn - Learning For Life

Reach your personal and professional goals

Unlock access to hundreds of expert online courses and degrees from top universities and educators to gain accredited qualifications and professional CV-building certificates.

Join over 18 million learners to launch, switch or build upon your career, all at your own pace, across a wide range of topic areas.

Start Learning now