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What happens when we dream?

When a human dreams does the brain activate the cones and rods in the eyes creating the images we see in dreams?
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Is it a limitation of the eyes, or the brain, that we can't see a moving bullet?

Are the photoreceptors in our eyes not fast enough to register the fast moving bullet, or is the brain not powerful enough to make sense of something happening that fast?
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Eye Brain Mapping

If our eyes are separated by some kind of full proof barrier/isolation, is it possible that our brain can picture/visualize two different pictures at a time? How the brain will function in this ...
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Why does this illusion work?

This is another image I found on Google+ All lines are absolutely straight, parallel and perpendicular but why does it appear to have a curvature? Related: How does this illusion work?
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How do optical illusions work? [closed]

Hello fellow investigators I have two questions about optical illusions 1) A photo mosaic is something like this http://i.stack.imgur.com/Pzplp.png What are the optical principles behind our eye ...
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How does this illusion work?

I found this image on Google+ If you shake your head you can see a portrait of a person. Can anyone explain how the image is constructed in the brain?