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A Scientific Study Claims That Your Age Affects How You See This Famous Optical Illusion — What Do You See?

A classic optical illusion known as “My Wife and My Mother-in-Law” is making the rounds on social media. It is also sometimes called the “Boring Figure.” A theory is also going along with it from a study that was conducted at Flinders University in Australia. In the drawing, viewers can see both an old lady’s profile gazing downwards and to the left and a younger woman looking the other way. According to the study, the woman you see first will depend on your age. They say that if you are between the ages of 18 and 30 you will normally see the younger woman first. People over the age of 30 typically see the older woman right off the bat. The study says this is an “own-age bias.” This optical illusion is currently one of the most popular ones in the world. It works due to facial perception. Viewers will either see a profile of an older lady looking down or a younger lady looking away. One will catch your eye before the other. If you can’t see both, let us give yo