YOU might need to have a really high IQ and impeccable vision to figure this image out.
The bizarre picture is a “double dog” illusion that has left viewers baffled while trying to solve it
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The picture shows the body of a dog with two heads and but single mouth.
It might seem like a computer-generated image, but you can rest assured it is a real picture clicked by a Reddit user.
The goal of the puzzle is to figure out the image – is it really a monstrous dog with two heads or just a crazy optical illusion?
Make sure you observe everything with a focused vision and scan every nook of the picture – or you might miss crucial details.
The sharp focus and attention of a master puzzler could be proved depending on how quickly you manage to solve the mystery.
And only people with 20/20 vision and high intelligence can work out the picture in less than 15 seconds.
So buckle up, grab a stopwatch, and test your puzzle-solving skills.
But did you know solving such challenges can also improve your intelligence?
Optical illusions are visuals designed to trick our minds and can be a simple IQ test.
They test our understanding of reality, depth and perspective as we try to understand what’s in front of us.
Studies have shown that people who regularly challenge themselves with optical illusions and puzzles improve their problem-solving skills, concentration and attention.
Optical illusions benefits
RESEARCHERS have developed many tests that show how various brain regions react to optical illusions.
They are not only entertaining, but they also shed light on how our brains interpret visual data.
By giving your brain a little workout regularly, you enhance your ability to focus and observe details.
Studies have shown, people who regularly challenge themselves with optical illusions and puzzles see big improvements in their problem-solving skills, concentration and attention.
Improved concentration and attention span, in turn, can help prevent cognitive decline in older age.
Psychologists at The University of Glasgow found that staring at an optical illusion can improve eyesight by allowing you to see small print.
So before you start with this one, try and see if you can find the cheeky ghost trying to blend in within this party scene in a super quick time.
If you can then you have the watchful eyes of a clever spirit but beware they are very good at keeping secrets.
You can also try and spot all five differences between the two identical pictures.
Or have a go at finding the sausage that definitely shouldn’t be in with the fruit and vegetables.
Back to our challenge – are you able to solve the mind-bending challenge?
If you didn’t see it, look again carefully.
Here is a hint for you: the key is to zoom in on the front teeth.
Are you still scratching your head trying to figure out the confusing picture?
Here is the solution: it is a picture of two dogs with their heads overlapped.
If you focus on the mouth and observe the nose, you will notice the overlap of their jaws.
You can also scroll down to see the diagram of the solution to this challenge.
Reddit user Joe snapped his dogs Kai and Skala – and managed to turn the perfect moment in a brilliant optical illusion.
He posted the picture online saying: “My dogs share a mouth sometimes.”
But even with that hint, fellow users were left baffled when they saw the mind-bending picture.
If you enjoyed this optical illusion, you can also try to find the hidden butterfly in this vintage scene.
And see if you can find the hidden treasure chest within this party of pirates before they get their hooks on the gold inside.
You might just have a high IQ if you can find the hidden elephant in this optical illusion in eight seconds.
But be warned it’s a super tricky one.
Or if you’re really up to it have a go at figuring out which rope this dog is attached to before he walks off the pier.
If you love solving such puzzles we have more such challenges for you at the bottom of the page – scroll down to find them.
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