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The Trail From a $6 Million French Art Heist Ends in Suburban South Florida

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"It's interesting to think about," the attorney says, "especially in a case about a man who appeared to be moving something from one side of the ocean to the other."

The truth is, there is no movement. It's just the way the human brain perceives those images. This perception of movement is named after a Gestalt psychologist.

It's called "The Ternus Effect."

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