The Speed of Sight

@article{Keysers2001TheSO,
  title={The Speed of Sight},
  author={Christian Keysers and D K Xiao and P. Fldik and David Ian Perrett},
  journal={Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience},
  year={2001},
  volume={13},
  pages={90-101}
}
Macaque monkeys were presented with continuous rapid serial visual presentation (RSVP) sequences of unrelated naturalistic images at rates of 14-222 msec/image, while neurons that responded selectively to complex patterns (e.g., faces) were recorded in temporal cortex. Stimulus selectivity was preserved for 65 of these neurons even at surprisingly fast presentation rates (14 msec/image or 72 images/sec). Five human subjects were asked to detect or remember images under equivalent conditions… 

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