Today is the last day to be part of the National Geographic Channel special event for its new series Brain Games. Brain Games premiere on January 13, 2014 but today, 4 January 2014, they’d like to introduce you to four illusions and give you free photos of you and your friends if you can make it to the Hollywood and Highland Center in Hollywood.
The Brain Games Illusions Gallery will allow participants to immerse themselves in the world of reality-bending games by taking part in four interactive illusions and learning the “why” behind the “wow.” (see more below)
Brain Games Illusions Gallery
Here’s a sneak peak of the illusions that will be featured at the Brain Games Illusions Gallery:
- Small Person in Chair – Designed to trick the eye’s perception, this illusion features a chair that will shrink visitors down to a fraction of their natural size. This illusion will have everyone second-guessing whether it’s the person that is really small or the chair that’s oddly large.
- Upside Down Room – Could Isaac Newton have been wrong? This illusion will have guests standing on the ceiling of a living room leaving everyone to wonder which way is up and which way is down. Could it be? Or, was the room built to see things from a different perspective?
- Levitation – Brain-trickery is a funny thing. This experiment will have jaws on the floor as participants levitate alongside a NatGeo logo. Those who attend the event will learn the secret power behind this illusion, an impressive example of how things aren’t always what they may seem.
- Head On Table – Pushing the envelope of mystery, this illusion will bring the mind to thinking the impossible: participants heads sitting on a table, detached from their body. In this experiment, mirrors play a deceptive role.
The illusions are great fun and the kids we saw were having fun. Get your kids, your sweetheart or your friends out and celebrate the New Year by getting some fun photos!
Parking costs $2 for two hours (with validation) and at least Friday the wait for photos wasn’t too long.
Brain Games begins a new season on the National Geographic Channel 13 January 2014, 9/8 c.