This Tricky Mind Game Is Driving Everyone Crazy — What Do You See?
We all rely heavily on our eyesight when it comes to understanding the world. Of course, our other senses chip in, too—but as good as it is to be able to smell a fire, for instance, it’s our eyes that give us the most information about it (and, most importantly, how to plan our escape).
Sometimes, our eyes are so good at processing information that they play tricks on us. There’s a part of our eyes nicknamed “the yellow dot,” which is responsible for processing a total of 10% of everything we see. We rely on it and on our peripheral vision (which starts at about 190 degrees) to get a clear picture of what’s going on around us.
Sometimes, there’s just too much information, however, and when that happens… well, just…