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Visual Illusions: Why You See Things That Aren't There

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Published on May 8, 2017

*Correction: This episode was written by Jon Parnell*

What's the deal with all those little flashes of light you see when you close your eyes? And why do truck drivers and people in jail see glowing circles and spirals?

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