Why doesn't a bug on your screen react to your cursor?

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Why doesn't a bug on your screen react to your cursor?

Postby harry ashburn » Sun Nov 11, 2012 10:46 pm

any entomolgists here? why does a bug on your computer screen not react when i'm trying to chase it away with my cursor? Dont you think a big finger or arrow circling around you would scare you?
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Re: Why doesn't a bug on your screen react to your cursor?

Postby Elvis » Mon Nov 12, 2012 2:21 pm

Good question. I notice that insects are drawn to the light of a TV screen, but don't seem to react to changes on the screen. (But, if you try to swat them, they fly away.)
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