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Dearest Peeps Of intellectual Academia,

How are ewe ? I'm fine !....thanks for the chat !...ewe get your people to contact my people and we're do lunch eh ?

Eyes !!...they are like....well great aren't they?... Eyes are my all time favourite part of the body that are globular organ eye shaped type things and live in your head.

So, what would it be like to take an eye out and then position it in front of the other eye so that ewe are looking at yourself twice , if ewe know what I mean ?...How would the brain interpret this ?

what would it look like to yourself ?


What Would It Be Like To Take An eye Out And Look Into The Other Eye ?

ewe see, i don't know.....ewe might though !!


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This is complicated to answer because what we "see" is the merged contributions of both eyes. Specifically, everything on the LEFT of me is "seen" on the right side of my brain and achieved by joining together inputs from the half of my left eye closest to my nose and the half of my right eye closest to my temple. Conversely, everything on the RIGHT of me is seen by merging the signals falling on the leftmost half of the retina of my left eye and the half of my right retina closest to my nose.

Therefore, if you took out an eye ('enucleated' is the correct term) then you would produce some pretty horrible visual effects resembling double vision to accompany the discomfort that would inevitably ensue. I suspect that, under the circumstances, your brain would probably try to make sense of the mess by suppressing the input from the non-dominant eye. By focusing your attention I suspect you'd be able to look at one or the other eye images to give yourself the impression either of looking at yourself in a mirror, or looking at your enucleated eye, a bit like when we make ourselves cross-eyed and can "choose" which of the two images we consciously attend to.

What a horrible, but fun question!

Meanwhile, what does everyone else think?
 
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The perception from the dislocated eye would have more motion-blur than usual, (assuming it's still connected to the brain), as there would be no saccadic masking which edits out the motion-blur when the eye is moved in the socket by extraocular muscles.

https://youtu.be/v91npUJTcD0?t=3m28s
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Thank ewe thank ewe for your kind responses.

lets say, for the clarity of the question  ,that there is no discomfort and the eye can focus perfectly well.

I think motion sickness would ensue post hoc
 

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Could you not try this with mirrors and find out?
 

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Could you not try this with mirrors and find out?

Im sure there must be a way to connect some telescopic bendy things to each eye so that they look at each other.
 

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I was about to say the same thing there is no need to take the eyeball out of its socket a simple telescope device with prisms will do the job with less trauma.
 
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