Month: April 2013

Diagram of the human field of vision- By Zyxwv99 - Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0,

Why something moving in the periphery of the screen immediately grabs your attention

Chances are that you’ve experienced this (probably quite a few times): You’re currently concentrating on what happens in the center of your screen, focusing your eyes on it, when suddenly something blinks, moves, appears or disappears in a corner or at an edge of the screen. Whether you would have known what it was without …