Faces in objects. People have claimed to see Jesus, the Virgin Mary or Elvis in their burnt toast, sandwich or an oddly shaped potato chip.
A small study from Finland, published in the journal Applied Cognitive Psychology, has attempted to find out what types of people are most likely people to pick up on these visual perceptions. “An ability to see faces is more common in some people than others due to differences in how our brains process information,” says Tapani Riekki, a doctoral student in the division of cognitive psychology and neuropsychology at the University of Helsinki. “It’s normal, and actually fun, that our mind plays tricks and triggers the face perception when no actual faces are present,” he suggests.
Based on a NBCNews.com article.
Maybe it’s just my imagination but I see something on Mr. Bowie’s head. You can see it too, right?
Mr. Bowie says “Oh no!! The blonde pillow thief is running naked through the house! Correction, MY house…”