Motion information helps to fill in the blind spot. Although we do not receive bottom-up input from the region of the retina corresponding to our blind spot, we do not see a “hole” there, but information from the surrounding area gets “filled in”. This process, however, is limited. Here we show that motion information from near the blind spot helps to fill in spatiotemporal information.

Read the full paper that was published today in PLoS ONE here (open access).