the retina and how to effect it with light

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the retina and how to effect it with light

Post by whorobbedme » Tue Nov 10, 2015 9:58 pm

Hi all im new here and this is my first post.
im looking for some help. im an artist in my first year of art college and i am doing a piece on how changing our perception effects and changes the way we interact and our surroundings.

iv heard that the nerves on the retina stop responding to a stationary image of consent intensity.
can anyone point me to an experiment that i can try to see if this is the case? or point to where there is data on it?

thank you


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Post by Darby » Sun Jan 03, 2016 3:24 am

It depends on how you define "respond." Our ability to see edges depends upon motion. Other aspects of an object - colors and general reflectivity - shouldn't change.

But we often supply the motion with tiny movements of the eyes. Focus on a printed word and really, really work at holding your eyes still - you should lose your focus.

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