Optical Illusions For KidsMy car has a gas-saving feature for winter driving - It won't start.
Home Gallery of Optical Illusions Optical Illusion Quiz
spc Bd 1 Bd 3
Share This Page

Top Hat Optical Illusion

Is this hat wider than it is tall?

See Another Random Optical Illusion


It is hard to tell if the hat in this optical illusion is shorter than it is wide.


Scroll down for the answer and explanation.





Yes it is.

The distance from the brim to the top is actually shorter than the distance from edge to edge of the brim.


Hard to believe, isn't it? We aren't used to correctly gauging the height vs. the width of something like a hat. To make it harder, in this optical illusion, the angle at which we see the brim makes it look narrow and therefore smaller.

See a similar, but slightly different Top Hat Optical Illusion.

3D Stereograms

See 3d Pictures that just jump off the page. Stereograms are fun and enjoyable.
3D Stereograms
Suggestions and Comments Link To This Site Send To A Friend Some Related Links Link To Our Site Map

Report A Broken Link To Us Contact Information

Free Optical Illusions

Visual Illusions


Site Map | Terms of Use | Privacy & Security | Contact Us | Purchase Agreement | Send Feedback
Cool Optical Illusion Pictures
© 1996-2005 by Illusion-Optical.com All Rights Reserved.