Human Brain Can “See” in the Complete Darkness!
When it comes to seeing in the dark, traditional belief is that humans are not able to. However, new research has challenged this, sugges...
Experiments under 'false expectations'
Self-movement important to visual process
By using the eye tracker, the researchers also found that the participants who were able to see the motion of their hand had the ability to track their movement much more accurately in the dark, compared with those who reported no visual sensation.
"Seeing in total darkness? According to the current understanding of natural vision, that just doesn't happen.
But this research shows that our own movements transmit sensory signals that also can create real visual perceptions in the brain, even in the complete absence of optical input."