The construction of the vision is indeendent of whether our other
senses are invoilved in the object of focus(eg. sense of touch,
hearing, attention etc). Hence peripheral vision is a manifestation of
the complete nature of consciousness, even while focused.
> I am looking for studies on recognizing objects
> at the periphery of vision when one is focusing
> elsewhere. I would appreciate any starting point
> for a layman reference you might think of.
> This is in regard to a paper I am writing on Plato's
> dialogue Charmides in which this is an issue.
> Thanks in advance for your help.
> Michael Eisenstadt