BT #37

By: Program Coordinator
July 14, 2010

Answer to   Brainteaser of the Week #37

old woman young woman

Do you see an old woman?  If so, give yourself 25 points.

Do you see a young woman?  If so, give yourself 25 points.

Do you see an old woman AND a young woman?  If so, give yourself 100 points!!!

Many people can ONLY see the young woman.

Many can ONLY see the old woman.

And many, even if they’ve seen the picture and KNOW the answer, have a hard time shifting between the two images.

 

 

 

Need help?  

See below for info on the origin of this image.*

It’s a great example of people looking at the exact same thing but seeing different things.  It takes “new eyes” to see the other view.

And it takes practice.   On way to get practice is with our Brainteaser of the Week.  For additional resources, see Related Articles below.   

 

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* For years, the creator of this image was thought to be a British cartoonist who used it in a magazine in 1915.  But then it was founds on a German postcard from 1888 and in an advertisement from 1890.

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