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.)
Oct 17, 18 10:00 AM
Robert Sessions Woodworth was born. A prominent academic psychologist in the first half of the twentieth century, Woodworth studied psychology under William James at Harvard University and earned a Ph…
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Oct 16, 18 10:00 AM
Martin Theodore Orne was born. Emeritus professor of psychiatry and psychology at the University of Pennsylvania, Orne was renowned for his pioneering work concerning the nature of hypnosis, memory di…