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Blind-Spots…

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 44yrs • M •
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Blind-Spots…
Consider vision…
When the faculty of sight is used a compensating visual mental area makes a blind-spot disappear…

After the use of that compensating area has dropped off, it may be possible that the blind-spot reappears, when the object of vision gets away from the workbench of the mind..

A possible idea linked to this idea is that when you recall vision, you may not remember it in it's perfected state, but you remember the vision with the blind-spot and reprocess the vision involved to cover up the blind-spot once more…

Blind-spots also must exist not only in the eye although that's where it gets its name from…
Consider the blind-spots of the ear and nose, although most likely not so much as the tongue or centres responsible for feeling/touch…

I guess what has been said so far stirs a few questions (which you should feel free to answer)…
- Does the mind remember images, etc. with or without the blind-spot?
- Do the ears and nose truly have blind-spots like the eye?
- Why might the tongue and touch centres not have blind spots?
- How can we best use this knowledge of blind-spots? (like reassessing how we use our memory for sight, sound and smell)

If you can think of anything else that relates to this thread, please feel free to add your view-points…

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 33yrs • M •
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Hearing and smell don't have blind spots, they exist because of the area in the back of your eye where the optic nerve passes through to connect to the brain. At this point there are no cones or rods to react to light. Smell works on taking in molecules from the air and hearing from vibrations. Of course there are smells we either get used to or just can't pick up on and sounds we can not hear but it wouldn't be considering a blind spot because there is a lack of direction in the sense.

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