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  • In this activity, students are asked to view some optical illusions and critique what they see.

    By the end of this activity, students should be able to:

    • understand that sometimes there are various interpretations of the same information
    • discuss the reliability of observational information
    • discuss the importance of critiquing evidence and the need for replication and corroboration of data.

    Download the Word file (see link below) for:

    • introduction/background notes
    • what you need
    • what to do
    • illusion images
    • student handouts.

      Published 15 December 2016 Referencing Hub articles
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