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This Cat With an Eye Patch Has So Much to Teach Human Scientists About Vision (Really)

Come for the pirate cats; stay for the science (and pirate cats).

Cats are truly wise and ancient beings with much to teach us… about bumping into things, actually. Check out this video from PBS Digital Studios about visual perception and what scientists learned about it by putting eye patches on cats (aside from learning that cats look adorable in eye patches).

It’s the science of cats!


No. Wrong “cats.”

Here, let these cats further illustrate how cats help us learn to see:

What? Why are you looking at me like that? They help us learn to see that cats are adorable. 100% relevant.

(via Laughing Squid)

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