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.)
Apr 29, 17 10:00 AM
The first published account of 'neurasthenia' appeared in the Boston Medical and Surgical Journal in an article by George Miller Beard titled 'Neurasthenia, or nervous exhaustion'. This 'new' neurotic…
Apr 28, 17 10:00 AM
At the 14th International Medical Congress held in Madrid, Ivan Pavlov presented a paper titled 'Experimental Psychology and Psychopathology of Animals.' A true landmark in the history of psychology…
Apr 27, 17 10:00 AM
Herbert Spencer was born. A great thinker of his time and a true polymath, Spencer wrote widely on a range of topics including psychology. In 1855 he published 'Principles of Psychology,' a seminal te…