There are many other factors that contribute to visual acuity than the quality of your fovea, of course, including discoloration of the cornea, deformation of the lens, and contamination of the vitreous humour with debris. But it is perfectly possible to have a more highly innervated fovea for better visual acuity without sacrificing your peripheral vision, at least to a degree.
It turns out that evolution is not actually a very forward-thinking designer of visual sensors.
Pain is a special case because it is so subjective, and can be easily modulated by attention. If you don't pay attention to the pain, it's not as intense. This study is only confirming this one effect.
What the present article identifies is just one of many mechanisms that can interfere with accurate measurement of the actual effect of the test.
On the Airbus A318/19/20/21. The following conditions must be met to erase:
The aircraft is on the ground, and the parking brake is on
Pressing the CVR ERASE push button for 2 seconds will then erase the tape.
The prelim from the NTSB says "The CVR recording began during final approach, and continued while the aircraft was at the gate."
screw "send to voice mail". I want the phone to *PICK UP*, play one of a selection of pre-recorded messages, and then allow the caller to press a button if they really really want to interrupt, or answer the question in the message. 200MHz on an ARM is plenty of power to implement this.