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Line Length Muller-Lyer Optical Illusion

Which line is longer?

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Which line is longer in this optical illusion?


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They are both the same.


This is one of the most studied optical illusions. It was created by a German psychiatrist named Franz Müller-Lyer in 1889. It is not well understood why this optical illusion works, but we think it because the first object is simply larger, and the second object is pointed.

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