‘Why We Miss Objects That Are Right in Front of Us’ NYT article

Have you ever wondered ‘Why We Miss Objects That Are Right in Front of Us’? Insightful New York Times article on how expectations affect our visual perception. It is hard not to think of the implications for a child who has cortical visual impairment. The simulation is almost like a CVI Complexity Sequence card for those who do not live with CVI. And it brings to mind the words of Christine Roman-Lantzy: “For a child with CVI, seeing is easier when they know what to look for.”

“But it’s not a deficiency, he said: ‘This is a useful trick the brain does to rapidly process scenes and find what we are looking for.'”

Check it out.

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