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[WATCH] Comics and pareidolia, with caricature artist Celestia Ward

We couldn’t read comics without pareidolia, but it causes some problems, too.

Caricature artist Celestia Ward demonstrates the concept of pareidolia, and how seeing things that aren’t there has caused faces on Mars and censorship of comics.

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