posted on Oct, 15 2006 @ 01:59 PM
If you have ever had an astigmatism corrected, you may note that it takes a little while for your mind to adjust to the corrective lenses.
Your mind is aware a square is a square, but when your mind see's thru defective eye's an item that it knows to be square, but is seen as a
trapezoid, it will condition itself to re-translate the image to a square, for your conscience to process through normal thought.
IE- your conscience see's a square, AFTER your mind has retranslated a trapezoidal image that the mind knows to be a square.
When you get corrective lenses, there is a short time of adjustment, where your mind is still 'correcting' an image, and your conscience see's an
opposite trapezoid as the image is now mentally over-corrected.
What you see, is in fact an image that has been subconsciously corrected for what the mind feels should be corrected.
Interesting that what your eyes and brain "see's", and what your conscious mind "see's", are actually two different things.