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14th Dec 2017

This new optical illusion is melting everyone’s head

It's so hard to make out!

Our heads hurt.

We love a good optical illusion, but this one has our heads melted.

The creator of this new illusion is Akiyoshi Kitaoka, a Professor of Psychology at the College of Letters, Ritsumeikan University, in Kyoto, Japan.

He has come up with some of the most mind boggling illusions in his time, and this one is no different.

The concentric circles – which are circles that have their centres at the same point – are meant to look like spirals.

You’d swear it was all one line going around and around, right? Not so… they’re all separate circles.

Here’s a look at some of Akiyoshi’s best illusions: