Here are two Science blog posts related to dimensions of sight:
The University of Manchester will conduct a telepathy experiment using virtual reality.
Secondly, scientists have created fiber webs that can "[measure] the direction, intensity and phase of light (a property used to describe a light wave) without the lenses, filters or detector arrays that are the classic elements of optical systems such as eyes or cameras."
Though not strictly applicable here, the term "blindsight" can be found in the consciousness area of Wikipedia.
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