What does the eye see best?

@article{Watson1983WhatDT,
  title={What does the eye see best?},
  author={Andrew B. Watson and H. B. Barlow and John G. Robson},
  journal={Nature},
  year={1983},
  volume={302},
  pages={419-422}
}
Our eyes see so much in such varied conditions that one might consider the question posed in the title to be meaningless, but we show here that, within the range that we have been able to test, there is a particular spatiotemporal pattern of light that is detected better than any other. At least two plausible theories of visual detection predict that a… CONTINUE READING