Why don’t our brains explode at movie cuts?

Aeon Magazine
Why don’t our brains explode at movie cuts?

One of those great texts that start with a question that is so simple that it never even occurred to you to ask yourself – and that then takes you into a fascinating realm you didn’t think you’d be interested in. How do our brains cope with cuts in movies, a sudden change of everything that you see, something that never happened in the 3.5 billion years or so that it took our visual systems to develop?


From Weekly Filet #204, in April 2015.

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