Blind Daredevil can fight better in melee range

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#1 Posted by jesse1018 (55 posts) - - Show Bio

I just found this out, but apparently it takes 180-200 milliseconds (ms) for the brain to react to visual stimuli, due to the relatively difficult process or converting photons to an image, verses 140-160 ms to process sound.

Sound travels ~11.25 feet/ms, which is well within melee range. So even assuming light travels instantly (for argument’s sake) that’s 141-161 ms vs 180-200 ms, or nearly 40 ms difference in potential reaction time, all else being equal.

This information came to me by way of the “Because Science” YouTube channel episode titled “How fast is Red Dead Redemption’s Dead Eye?”

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#2 Edited by Emperorb777 (11653 posts) - - Show Bio

Still gets destroyed by Batman.