The (kids') eyes have it

A visual trick opens a window on brain development.

By Stephen Ornes, 00:00 AM December 9, 2009

In a new study of visual abilities, researchers asked volunteers to identify the biggest orange circle. Here, each orange circle on the right is a little bit larger than the one on the left. Misleading images usually fooled adults but not children, while

In a new study of visual abilities, researchers asked volunteers to identify the biggest orange circle. Here, each orange circle on the right is a little bit larger than the one on the left. Misleading images usually fooled adults but not children, while

M. Doherty

Can you believe your eyes? A recent experiment suggests that the answer to that question may depend on your age.

In the experiment, kids and adults were asked to look at the same visual illusion — a picture that was designed ...

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