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Subject: shortest duration of light that can be percieved

Date: Sat Oct 8 20:23:18 2011
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can the brain respond to a flash of light that last only a millionth of a 
second, or it would not perceive it at all? what is the mininal time for 
perception. and the same question concerning sound.

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