People Watch Body Movement in Pitch Black Conditions

October 31, 2013 4:56 PM

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Can you see in the dark? Most people assume that they can't. New research, though, may show otherwise. It turns out that most humans can see their body's movement in total darkness, revealing a little bit more about vision and human perceptiveness.

"Seeing in total darkness? According to the current understanding of natural vision, that just doesn't happen," said Duje Tadin, one of the researchers, in a news release. "But this research shows that our own movements transmit sensory signals that also can create real visual perceptions in the bra...

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