Her autobiography, however, revealed these horrors with such lightness of touch - and even humour - that for many it was her most accessible work.
The memoir chronicled her strange and chaotic childhood, her misdiagnosis as a schizophrenic and the eight years spent in an institution before she was able to follow her dream of becoming a writer.
The human brain manages to edit out this deficit in our visual field so that we are normally unaware of it unless we specifically test for it.
However, if the light sensing cells pointed towards the light, the blood vessels and nerves would be behind the retina, and the question of a blind spot would simply be a non-issue.
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Any special creationist claim that this is the only possible way to design an eye is blow out of the water by the cephalopod eye, which has a non-inverted retina, and therefore no blind spot.
The existence of a blind spot is not the only consequence of an inverted retina.