Welcome to the pareidolia pictures page. If you've read the information on the main pareidolia page you'll know that pareidolia is the perception of an ambiguous and random stimulus as significant.
This enduring human tendency is essentially an illusion or misperception, whereby something distinctly recognizable, such as a face, is seen in all kinds of places. The aim of this page is to showcase the best examples of this.
Please let me know which picture is your favorite via the facebook comments box at the bottom of the page.
(A huge thanks to whoever originally posted these great pictures online.)
Jan 21, 17 10:00 AM
The Pall Mall Gazette publishes the first recognized account of the term psychopath as we understand it today. Reporting on the acquittal of a Russian woman in a child murder case, the Gazette points…
Jan 20, 17 10:17 AM
Read the classic article on interpersonal perception 'An Experimental Study of Apparent Behavior' by Fritz Heider and Marianne Simmel, in full for free.
Jan 20, 17 10:07 AM
Learn all about the life and work of psychology's most eminent pioneers.