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 19, 18 10:00 AM
Gustav Theodor Fechner was born. A renowned philosopher and physicist, Fechner's lifelong interest in psychophysics - the quantitative study of the relationship between physical stimuli and the psycho…
Apr 18, 18 10:00 AM
French physician, anatomist and surgeon Pierre Paul Broca performed an autopsy on Louis Victor Leborgne. Monsieur Leborgne more commonly known as 'Tan' due to the fact that this was just about the onl…
Apr 17, 18 10:00 AM
Hippolyte Bernheim was born. An eminent French neurologist and early mentor of Sigmund Freud, Bernheim was appointed professor of clinical medicine at Nancy in 1879 where he helped pioneer the study a…