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Glowing light bulb illusion
Category: Afterimages | Added: January 29, 2013 | 5 comments
If you stare at this image of a black light bulb for about 30 seconds and then look at something white, you will be able to see the bulb glowing.

Glowing light bulb illusion
Image Credit: This image is believed to be in the public domain.


Comments ( 5 )

Posted by Legolas lover on June 8, 2013
sooooo cool
Posted by luke on June 17, 2013
this is amaziing!
Posted by Gavin on January 26, 2014
Posted by Awesome on May 7, 2014
It takes a little bit but you see a dark shadow light bulb
Posted by studier on January 11, 2016
this works because the cones (color receptors)for that color wear out so the cones that revive the opposite color are ready to go therefore they can't show the color you looked at before but they show the onsite color. That is what makes the light bulb seem "glowing"

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