Is vision special in measurement?


Yes, vision can be considered special in the context of measurement. In a discussion about incremental measurement in the nervous system, contemplates whether there's something inherently unique about vision compared to other senses or forms of measurement. He notes that while one can use various metrics, like counting steps or the feel of water against hands, vision provides a distinct and potentially more impactful way to gauge and control one's environment or actions. This might suggest a unique role that vision plays in how we perceive and interact with our surroundings 1.

Incremental Measurement

Andrew Huberman discusses the concept of incremental measurement in the nervous system and questions whether there is anything special about vision. He explores different metrics that can be used, such as counting steps or strokes, and whether it matters how broadly or finely one sets the increments.

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