if we’re “never quite now”, how do we perceive a 100-mph fastball?

if what we perceive is “never quite now” because it takes a full 1/4 of a second for visual stimulus to reach the motor centers of your brain, how do we perceive a 100-mph fastball which will have will have traveled 15 feet before your brain perceives where it was? our helpful brains do a little predictive time-travelling and give us a glimpse of the future, “What we perceive doesn’t necessarily have that much to do with the real world, but it is what we need to know to interact with the real world.” not sure if that will make me more or less secure the next time i’m driving down the road at 60mph.

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