Being able to see in the dark will prove useful during an emergency situation. There are ways to improve your night vision and knowing about these methods will help you to survive in a darkened world.
The ability to see in the dark has many advantages and there are numerous situations when this skill can come in handy. You might need to travel undetected during the night or maybe you have to hunt when there is no light. Developing night vision is an ancient skill and the methods recommended in this article have been used even by our ancestors.
Sometimes hunters travel at night since some of the animals they are tracking are on the move then. The Native Americans were no strangers to nighttime hunting and some of their techniques to improve night vision can be used even today. You don’t need expensive eye goggles to make do in the dark. There are some simple rules that one should follow if one needs to conquer the darkness.
Before you leave your tent or shelter, you should avoid staying in front of the fire or a light. If you follow this rule, your eyes will accommodate to darkness before you run the risk or injuring yourself by taking the wrong step. This is especially vital if you live in an area that it’s prone to social upheaval. You need to stay in the dark in order to fend off home intruders. If you get out after sitting in a room illuminated by artificial light, it will take a few seconds for the eyes to adjust to the darkness, it may take even more. During this time, you will be incapacitated and the intruders can take the first shot, one that could be decisive for the outcome of the entire situation. Developing night vision in an environment that makes everyone light dependent will give you the upper hand.
How to acquire angle vision
The Indians knew that angle vision works in both daylight and darkness. It was useful for them when trying to estimate range or distinguish a dimly lit object. When you spot something in the dark you can rely on angle vision to help you distinguish the object or person. For angle vision to work, you have to move your head slightly from side to side and allow the eyes to “feel” the object. The binocular proprieties of the human sight will kick in and it will feel like your eyesight is reaching out and touching the surface of the object. Maybe catching the object from a slightly different angle brings out its outline more clearly.
Indians used to hunt deer at night and when pinpointing a deer in the bushes, in order to estimate the range for a long shot they used to move their heads from side to side. While doing this…