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.)
Dec 10, 18 10:00 AM
Karl Groos was born. A professor of philosophy at the University of Basel in Switzerland, Groos developed an evolutionary theory of play that was years ahead of its time. In a number of landmark publi…
Dec 09, 18 10:00 AM
Géza Révész was born. A pioneer of European psychology, Révész founded the journal 'Acta Psychologica,' along with David Katz in 1935. A prolific researcher, Révész produced an incredibly varied body…
Dec 08, 18 10:00 AM
Ulric Neisser was born. A profoundly influential figure in the field of cognitive psychology, Neisser's classic book on the subject 'Cognitive Psychology' was instrumental in establishing cognitive ps…