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What do you see first? This optical illusion reveals if you’re easy to fool

Optical illusions, riddles and puzzles can go a long way to helping you maintain focus. You can train your brain anytime and anywhere, and it doesn’t take much time. Some of the most popular optical illusions can be solved in less than a minute.

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Can a simple optical illusion tell you more about yourself than you care to know? You might be surprised. Check out the one below.

Do you see the man or the penguin first?

This TikTok video, courtesy of charlesmeriot, takes 15 seconds to watch, and the results made us take a long look inwards:

You’re asked if you see a penguin or a man first. According to the person who posted the video, there are two types of people in this world:

  • People who see the man first are social and have a lot of friends. They also might be more gullible than average.
  • If you saw the penguin first, you’re intuitive and tend to be “wise,” thinking long-term as opposed to living for today alone.

Those who see the man before the penguin might have difficulty making decisions. Penguin-minded observers tend to be patient, with a sense of maturity that allows them to understand when good things are coming their way down the line. 

We can’t argue with what the test revealed about ourselves; it’s weirdly validating, like a spot-on horoscope from the Sunday paper. Who would have ever known such a simple exercise could be so telling?

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How did your results stack up? If this novel take on an all-time classic has your gears turning, we invite you to check out more of our favorite optical illusions. Find something new to boggle over today in our archives.

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