Blind Spot (Optic Disk)

Close your right eye and look directly at the number 3. Can you see the yellow spot in your peripheral vision? Now slowly move towards or away from the screen. At some point, the yellow spot will disappear.

Note how far you are from the screen when the yellow spot vanishes. Repeat the experiment looking at a larger and then again at a smaller number. Did you notice the difference in distance from the video screen when the spot disappeared?

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