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Camera or eye: Which sees better? - Michael Mauser

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Your eyes don’t always capture the world exactly as a video camera would. But the eyes are remarkably efficient organs, the result of hundreds of millions of years of coevolution with our brains. Michael Mauser outlines the similarities and differences between your eye and a video camera.

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  • Educator Michael Mauser
  • Animator Nick Hilditch
  • Editor Charly Simpson
  • Narrator Addison Anderson

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