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How Good Is Your Eyesight? Test It With This Simple Illusion

Who do you see, Albert Einstein or Marilyn Monroe? If you see Einstein, that means your vision is good! If you see Marilyn Monroe, you may need some help.

When the image is further away and smaller, you should see Marilyn. As it comes closer, you’ll see Einstein again. The sooner you see him, the better your eyesight.

The photo is a hybrid image of low and high spatial frequencies that have been combined.

Depending on your vision, one spatial frequency will override the other.

Watch the video to learn what causes this phenomenon to occur.

Troy Oakes
Troy was born and raised in Australia and has always wanted to know why and how things work, which led him to his love for science. He is a professional photographer and enjoys taking pictures of Australia's beautiful landscapes. He is also a professional storm chaser where he currently lives in Hervey Bay, Australia.

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