This clips pokes fun at the impact different lighting has on our perception of attractiveness and is an engaging introduction to its importance in applications such as videoconferencing, conducting interviews or consults via video etc.
Beakman challenge: Turn Beakman upside down without looking at him. He creates a camera obscura box on Lester's head. The light rays from Beakman go inside the tiny hole in the box and are flipped onto the paper inside.
Beakman explains how the brain uses perception to gather visual and auditory cues and puts together what likely happened. This is used in filmmaking to make things look like they are really happening. Beakman explains how stunts are done by tricking the viewer's perception of what happened.