Can somebody tell me how it is that the image the eye sees gets
to the visual part of the brain? I know that it travels along
the optic nerve, and I know that the rods and cones emit electrical
pulses, but what kind of pattern is it?
Does anybody even know, or is that just one thing nobody's figured
I read once that the brain responds not to an image but to the Fourrier
transform of the image. I know what a FT is, but I've never managed
to figure out just what that meant. (And I'm not sure that this particular
book is a good source for that kind of information.)
If anybody knows, I would really appreciate an answer via e-mail.
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