The Eyes Have It – How the Brain Uses Our Eyes to See the World
DECEMBER 21, 2016
It makes perfect sense to me that we recognize our eyes as windows by which we let the outside world into our mind. In this video from a neuroscience conference in Amsterdam in 2013, several pairs of strangers sit quietly and use the visual feedback to synchronize their brains. Our brains use visual patterns to interpret the world. Because we recognize certain behavior patterns in ourselves, we’re able to empathize with others and recognize those same patterns.