I have a question

Kalman Rubinson kr4 at nyu.edu
Sat Feb 8 18:25:55 EST 2003

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.


>"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
>> 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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