Actually, You Will Go Blind

Erotic and Violent Images Cloud Vision, Study Finds

When people see violent or erotic images, they fail to process whatever they see next, according to new research.

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“Dr. Leopold Stotch” was the pseudonym of political science professor then at a major research university inside the beltway. He has a PhD in International Relations. He contributed 165 pieces to OTB between November 2004 and February 2006.


  1. “…they fail to process whatever they see next…”

    For about a good 5-6 days from what I’ve experienced.

  2. McGehee says:

    It’s all that blood rushing … away from the visual cortex.

    Yeah, that’s the ticket.

  3. Dave Schuler says:

    Well, that explains why the continuity in motion pictures is so lousy these days: the viewers don’t process it anyway, so why bother?