Question of the Week Podcast

Question of the Week episode

Mon, 28th Nov 2011

Why can't I focus on a reflection?

A window when they are dim (c) Dave Ansell

For those who are long or short-sighted, have you ever experienced an inability to focus on objects in the mirror - even though you should be close enough to the mirror to see them clearly? Find out why in this QotW. Plus, we ask what's happening when spine-tingling sounds give you the shivers.

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  • Why couldn't I focus on a reflection when close to the mirror?

    While getting ready for work one morning I encountered something I can't figure out. I wear glasses and without them objects are blurry unless I get very close, within a few inches.  I always take my glasses off when I blow dry my hair in the morning.  While standing in front ...

 

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