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.)
Feb 21, 17 10:00 AM
Ursula Bellugi was born. A pioneering researcher in the field of language neurobiology, Bellugi was the first to show that American Sign Language is a true language, replete with grammar and syntax wh…
Feb 20, 17 10:00 AM
Edwin Diller Starbuck was born. A highly respected psychologist, Starbuck devised and delivered some of the earliest university courses in psychological testing and educational psychology.
Feb 19, 17 10:00 AM
Nicolaus Copernicus was born. His heliocentric proposition that the sun rather than the earth is at the centre of the universe had a profound and far-reaching impact on the development and application…