Rabbit-Duck Illusion in Real Life

American psychologist Joseph Jastrow published the optical illusion on the right in 1899. He used it to express how unconscious preferences help create a constructed reality. It's either a rabbit or a duck, depending on your point of view. The image on the left is going around the Internet today, and appears to be a sculpture inspired by Jastrow's illusion.

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i've always hated that "illusion"

if you have ever seen a rabbit or a duck you will notice that it looks like neither a rabbit nor a duck. it especially could not be a duck, the "beak" looks ridiculous.

i don't think this illusion has ever demonstrated any psychological effect other than that badly drawn images are hard to understand.
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Or the illustration was inspired by this (until now!) secret sculpture!

Like the mystery of the chicken and the egg, we finally have an answer! It is, in fact, a rabbit with a beak sticking out of its head! We will never be fooled again!
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