Optical Illusion: Rotating Rings Change Direction When You Look At Them

When you look at the red dot, the circles around the yellow dot move clockwise. When you look at the yellow dot, the circles around it move counter-clockwise.
When looking directly at a ring of circles, our brains notice the motion of the spots, and not the stripes, and the circles move anticlockwise. When looking in the peripheral vision, we see the motion of the stripes within the spots, and the circles appear to move in the same direction. These different focal points vary as the eyes move across the rings.

Optical illusion: Rotating Rings change direction when you look at them

Links: DailyMail

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