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Old 08-17-2008, 01:16 PM   #21
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Fascinating!

Try as I might, I can't get her to spin anticlockwise.

So apparently I am emphatically a right brain person. I do recognize myself, but I am surprised at the consistency.
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Old 08-17-2008, 01:22 PM   #22
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I think she was spinning counter clockwise when I first viewed but then I tried to get her to spin the other way and now I can't see anything other than clockwise.

So I saved the picture and changed up the animation and I'm happy now.
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At first I saw her going clockwise, then I blinked, and it turned counter-clockwise, then back again...ow...hurts my head looking at it. I've done right/left brain tests before, I've always come out left AND right brained, though slightly more to the left. That's probably why I don't really have any weak subjects, I can do Math/English/Finance/Technology/Art/Languages all about equally well, though I wouldn't say I am amazing at any one subject.
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Counter clockwise for me. I would shift my eyes and it would be clockwise...but not for long. Got to the point where I could make it change in just seconds without looking away.

Then I fell out of my chair....
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I have to ask:

Counter clockwise as if looking from above?
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For about 3 minutes every time I blinked she'd start spinning the other way. After that she was stuck on right brained and I couldnt change it.

For the record, I'd also like someone to turn the lights on.
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I have to ask:

Counter clockwise as if looking from above?
Yes.
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Whoa - weird. I can see her spin either way including alternating a half-spin right, then left, then right. Seems I just have to focus my mind on which way I want to see her spin. I think clockwise predominates slightly, which is counter to what I always assumed.

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The half right half left works good for me too, provided that I start from the foot and look up. I wonder in the "spin" is just the brain filing in the space to give the illusion of spin.
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First counter clockwise, then able to switch to either way at will.
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Try to spin her the other direction from what is natural for you.
she's spinning? just kidding. clockwise, of course.

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I'll bet it's the same principle as which way the water swirls when you flush - depends if you are located in the northern hemisphere or southern hemisphere.
never been to flush for myself but apparently only if the toilet is the size of a hurricane (speaking of which, good luck to florida west coasters.)...

Does water go down the drain counterclockwise in the northern hemisphere and clockwise in the southern hemisphere? (Everyday Mysteries: Fun Science Facts from the Library of Congress)

snopes.com: Coriolis Force Effect on Drains
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first counter-clockwise.. then it switched to clockwise and was hard (but possible) to shift back. Could not make it switch by looking at the foot, but by looking away and/or focusing on the torso.
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Both and constantly switching until I got dizzy.

Does anyone know what time it is?
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I can switch her at will by concentrating on her head.
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I could see it both ways, but had to look away to make it change most times.

Similar illusion, this one freaks me out, it's kind of left to right and inside out at the same time...


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