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Do you see the eyeball? Experiencing pareidolia at Corner Store Furniture

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Do you see the eyeball? We do.
Photo: Corlene Byrd

Corner Store Furniture | March 7, 2015 | 2:34 P.M.

How much is the eyeball in the desk lamp? In a fascinating store full of decor gems, I found myself fixed on something that wasn’t even there. I only recently learned of pareidolia, the psychological phenomenon of seeing things that aren’t true. I always acknowledged it as a trick of the eyes, but never knew it had a specific name. Seeing faces in clouds, the illusion of seeing the little man on the moon, or eyeballs in lamps. The signs read, “Everything must go,” so eye left. Get it?

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