I have a question

Mark Zarella NzOaSrPeAlMlam at twcny.rr.com
Sat Feb 8 18:36:18 EST 2003


I was referring to the response to a single stimulus being applied to
another different type of stimulus, as if there's somehow a constant
"refresh rate" so to speak.  I suppose I was unclear by my use of the term
"applicable".


"Kalman Rubinson" <kr4 at nyu.edu> wrote in message
news:9e4b4vonidmpl95bhu24551uvqlrd68pu6 at 4ax.com...
> On Sat, 08 Feb 2003 21:28:51 GMT, "Mark Zarella"
> <NzOaSrPeAlMlam at twcny.rr.com> wrote:
>
> >It seems you're referring to a visual sampling rate.  There are certainly
> >psychophysical thresholds having to do with effective sampling rates, but
I
> >know of no evidence that it's constant and applicable to all types of
> >stimuli - like how a tv or computer monitor works.
>
> It's applicable to any visual input since it is defined by the
> physiological mechanisms of the brain.
>
> Kal
>
>
> >
> >"jakob ashtar" <bamsefarogkyllingen at mailer.dk> wrote in message
> >news:3e42e735$0$2550$ba624c82 at nntp04.dk.telia.net...
> >> the frequency i am talking about is the frequency in time as
> >> in how many "images" the brain is able to process and interpret per
> >second..
> >>
> >> the reason for my question is that if the human brain
> >> processes and interprets images perceived thru
> >> the human eye at a certain time-frequency, then
> >> the "reality" observed by this eye might look
> >> different if the brain operated at another frequency...
> >>
> >> example:
> >>
> >> if an object rotates around an observer at a certain frequency and this
> >> observer always looks in the
> >> same direction, then the observer will either see no object or he will
see
> >> the object standing still in mid air...
> >>
> >> or am I wrong?
> >>
> >> the point im trying to make is that the "reality" we observe
> >> depends on the frequency at which our brain is able
> >> to process and interpret the input we get thru our
> >> senses...
> >>
> >> this leads to the idea that the "reality" can have many
> >> forms and the one reality that we as humans see might
> >> be just one out of many realities...
> >>
> >> sincerely
> >>
> >> jakob
> >>
> >> ---------------
> >> the observer
> >> "Dag Stenberg" <dag.stenberg at nospam.helsinki.fi.invalid> wrote in
message
> >> news:b1unds$e1e$1 at oravannahka.helsinki.fi...
> >> > "smølf" <bamsefarogkyllingen at mailer.dk> wrote:
> >> > > Does the human brain interpret and process visual input
> >> > > at a certain frequency?
> >> > >
> >> > > How is this frequency measured?
> >> >
> >> >
> >> > "Frequency" can mean different things. There is frequency in time,
> >> > angular frequency etc. Please specify your question.
> >> >
> >> > Dag Stenberg
> >>
> >>
> >
>





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