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Biology and Art: Complimenting Each Other

by PLC Stewardship Director Ken Bridle: Vision and the ability to see the world around us is very important to us.  A large portion of our brain is dedicated to making sense of what we see around us.  We also know that the brain has many short cuts and streamlining tricks to limit the amount of detail that we need to directly observe to make decisions about what we need to do next.  If we catch sight of a long thin shape at the edge of the path our brain might jump to the conclusion that it’s a snake and our body is put on alert before we get a better look and realize that it’s only a garden hose.  This is adaptive and useful although we ...