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Re: [teacherartexchange] Left/Right Brain Animation :-)


From: Gayle Parent (gayleparent_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Tue Apr 22 2008 - 19:30:27 PDT

The animator made her change directions every so often, I think. Or
is that a duh? I don't feel that my brain is changing her direction,
I think she actually does change direction. What do others of you


On Apr 22, 2008, at 2:11 PM, Sharon wrote:
> We've had SO much fun with this! One of my students sent it to me
> this weekend and I've shared it on a couple of (non art-ed) message
> boards where it's amused and frustrated people from coast to coast,
> in Canada, Australia and Bavaria. ;-)
> It's an animation of a dancer spinning in a circle. Some people
> immediately see it turning in a clockwise direction, others see it
> spinning counter clockwise.
> When I was just here by myself, I thought the animation was rigged,
> but it really IS a matter of how your brain perceives it. Today I
> was getting kids to look at it two at a time. One would inevitably
> swear it was turning clockwise while the other would swear it was
> moving counter clockwise--then suddenly they'd say it had changed
> on them. It's easiest for me to see it moving clockwise, but I've
> watched it enough that I can "make" it change direction about every
> 2-3 rotations.
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> Sharon
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