October 26, 2021

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Why Does Squinting Help You See Better?

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Why Does Squinting Help You See Better?

If you’ve ever tried to make out something that was really far away, odds are you squinted while doing it. It’s basically involuntary! But does narrowing your field of vision really help you see things better?

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