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Just look to the side, not straight in front ... It's a well known technique.I'll try to dig up an authoritative reference.
Quote from: Geezer on 12/09/2009 00:41:24 Just look to the side, not straight in front ... It's a well known technique.I'll try to dig up an authoritative reference.Is wikipedia "an authoritative reference" ? ... http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Averted_visionRe: original question.The existence of Akinetopsia is strong evidence that perception of motion is a property of the brain, not the eye.
the rod cells of the human eye have a faster response time than the cone cells, so flicker can be sensed in peripheral vision at higher frequencies than in foveal vision.
BTW, my optician told me I was Presbyterian. I told him to mind his own blinking business.