I love getting those optical illusion emails. You know, those graphics that you have to stare at for a long, long, long time and you have to see the hidden stuff, or find something that doesn’t seem to be there but is there? :D
Is the dancer spinning clockwise or counter-clockwise? More details about the illusion under the cut. :)
Apparently, there’s a meaning in the way you see her spin:
If you think sheâ€™s going clockwise, youâ€™re apparently right-brain dominant (imaginative, philosophical, touchy-feely, impetuous); if you see her going counter-clockwise, youâ€™re left-brain dominant (logical, practical, detail-oriented, safe).
If, like us, you are able to alternate views to see her going in both directions, then youâ€™re just a plain old genius.
At first I saw her spinning counter-clockwise, but when I looked again, she was spinning clockwise. After much staring, I can see her spin both ways — clockwise for a while and then she switches to counter-clockwise. Also, some people say this GIF file is tricked and is not really an optical illusion, but I think it’s still too cool not to share. :D
So which way is she spinning for you? Clockwise or counter-clockwise?