(Yes, they are.)
5 red balls, you say? Are you sure?
Look again. Can you see another? Look closer.
Final answer na talaga? Look one last time.
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Did you notice that each hand has 6 fingers?
This is a real photo of the hands of Cuban man Yoandri Hernandez Garrido, who has polydactyly, which means he has extra digits on his hands (he also has an extra toe on each foot.) His fingers are so well-formed it’s hard to notice that he has extras.
This optical illusion messes with our perceptions of normal. We don’t spend much time focusing on his hands, because our brain takes the shortcut of seeing his hands as merely hands, not as six-fingered hands.
Telling you to look at the balls further takes attention away from the hands.
This is called “inattentional blindness”, where we can’t see what’s right in front of us because we’re not paying attention to it.
Kinda similar to this
(static image with no animation, “movement” is purely an optical illusion)
NOTE: That is not an animted picture, whatever “movement” you see is purely an optical illusion.