The brain and illusions
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What can illusions teach us about the brain?
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Night Vision in Aviation: How Pilots See In The Dark | Decoded Science

Night Vision in Aviation: How Pilots See In The Dark | Decoded Science | The brain and illusions | Scoop.it

How well can you see at night? A pilot, flying at night, must scan the sky steadily; focusing on his or her peripheral vision in order to avoid common night-flying hazards, such as a central blind spot, night illusions, and adjustment to bright lights.

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Pilot who crashed two years likely had a visual illusion

Pilot who crashed two years likely had a visual illusion | The brain and illusions | Scoop.it
Investigators say the pilot of a water bomber that crashed near Lytton faced depth perception problems, which could be what sent the plane into a downward spin. The pilot and co-pilot were killed.
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