composed of hundreds of millions of neurons and specialized photoreceptors, the retina is only the first of multiple locations in the central nervous system where visual information is gathered, processed, filtered, and interpreted before we’re ever conscious of a cohesive image
which means—
think about it—
we’re only ever seeing the past
colored SEM
credit: Martin Oeggerli, Micronaut

composed of hundreds of millions of neurons and specialized photoreceptors, the retina is only the first of multiple locations in the central nervous system where visual information is gathered, processed, filtered, and interpreted before we’re ever conscious of a cohesive image

which means—

think about it—

we’re only ever seeing the past

colored SEM

credit: Martin Oeggerli, Micronaut

composed of hundreds of millions of neurons and specialized photoreceptors, the retina is only the first of multiple locations in the central nervous system where visual information is gathered, processed, filtered, and interpreted before we’re ever conscious of a cohesive image
which means—
think about it—
we’re only ever seeing the past
colored SEM
credit: Martin Oeggerli, Micronaut

composed of hundreds of millions of neurons and specialized photoreceptors, the retina is only the first of multiple locations in the central nervous system where visual information is gathered, processed, filtered, and interpreted before we’re ever conscious of a cohesive image

which means—

think about it—

we’re only ever seeing the past

colored SEM

credit: Martin Oeggerli, Micronaut

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