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"Books are the plane, and the train, and the road. They are the destination, and the journey. They are home."
- Anna Quindlen

Reading progress update: I've read 131 out of 407 pages.

The Tale of the Dueling Neurosurgeons: And Other True Stories of Trauma, Madness, Affliction, and Recovery That Reveal the Surprising History of the Human Brain - Sam Kean

"In fact, our vision is so biased toward movement that we don't technically see stationary objects at all.  To see something stationary, our brains have to scribble our eyes very subtly over its surface.  Experiments have even proved that if you artificially stabilize an image on the retina with a combination of special contact lenses and microelectronics, the image will vanish."

 

Did not know that!