All you need is a brush and a rubber hand.
There’s no image manipulation or processing of any type going on… so what’s happening? Obviously the people can’t be changing sizes, so something’s going on. It’s called an Ames Room, and it was invented by American ophthalmologist Adelbert Ames, Jr. in 1934 to screw with your brain. There are actually two illusions associated with the Ames Room. First of all, the
Neuroscientists at the Karolinska Institutet in Sweden have created an out-of-body illusion in participants placed inside a brain scanner to see what happens in the brain during this time.
We’ve all had days when we’ve felt invisible metaphorically, but Swedish researchers have taken it to the next level – they’ve made a man actually feel like he’s invisible.