Is there a technical term for the eye wanting to see shapes or faces in abstract designs or stars?
2021-05-11 Yes, it’s called pareidolia or face pareidolia, see https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pareidolia
The human eye wants to see shapes with a meaning. Even without intending to we see shapes of familiar things—people, animals, objects—in clouds, trees, and mountains. This is more than a pastime. It is a trend deeply rooted in the human mind, …1
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