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.)
Jun 23, 17 10:00 AM
Alfred Kinsey was born. A pioneering researcher within the field of human sexuality, Kinsey's landmark studies were as groundbreaking as they were controversial.
Among Kinsey's most (in)famous publica…
Jun 22, 17 10:00 AM
William McDougall was born. A pioneering figure in the development of modern psychology, McDougall was a founding member of the British Psychological Society (1901) and succeeded Hugo Münsterberg as C…
Jun 21, 17 10:00 AM
Arnold L. Gesell was born. A world renowned pioneer in the field of child development, Gesell founded The Clinic of Child Development at Yale in 1911 and served as director there until 1948.