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Inverted image

Inverted image --> real image

An image formed by the convergence of the actual rays of light from an object.

Synonym: inverted image.


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Re: Evolutionary advantage of seeing 'upright'

... of your brain that tells you how to move. When people are fitted with image-reversing glasses, eventually they say that the image has righted itself. ... theoretically test for - does their brain rewire to invert the already-inverted image from the optic nerve, or does that part of their brain ...

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by Rap
Tue May 22, 2012 3:00 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Evolutionary advantage of seeing 'upright'
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Evolutionary advantage of seeing 'upright'

... perception, is it really what we think it is. Our brain generate an image of the world that fits our perception so that I am used to that vision. As you say if it was inverted by special glasses, your brain would try to correct its visual perception to ...

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by canalon
Thu May 03, 2012 6:05 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Evolutionary advantage of seeing 'upright'
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Views: 9009

Evolutionary advantage of seeing 'upright'

... them. This combined with the fact our brain corrects the upside down image our eyes actually receive and - according to wikipedia - one study shows that the brain, given time, will even attempt to correct an inverted image if one tries to intervene by wearing glasses that invert everything.* ...

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by Beany
Thu May 03, 2012 6:22 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Evolutionary advantage of seeing 'upright'
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Re: nervous system crossover (hard question!)

I think it works similarly to the eyes, when an image is received it becomes inverted at the lens and then the information is sent to the brain upside down and the cortex interprets ...

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by r10
Tue Feb 22, 2011 5:08 am
 
Forum: Physiology
Topic: nervous system crossover (hard question!)
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