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Mental Imagery Can Change Pupil Size
2013-12-03 15:45:37

A new study has found that simply imagining a scene that is either too brightly or too dimly lit can affect the size of the human pupils.

2012-09-05 23:00:13

Konan Medical USA's new RAPDx high definition pupillograph has received Europe's CE Mark and sales will begin in Europe and other countries recognizing the CE Mark beginning at the largest

Women Have Bigger Pupils Than Men
2012-04-26 10:23:25

From an anatomical point of view, a normal, non-pathological eye is known as an emmetropic eye, and has been studied very little until now in comparison with myopic and hypermetropic eyes. The results show that healthy emmetropic women have a wider pupil diameter than men.

2012-01-27 15:00:33

The eyes are the window into the soul—or at least the mind.

2009-08-05 09:29:00

BURLINGTON, N.J., Aug. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Most people over the age of 40 begin to experience Presbyopia which is the increased difficulty to focus on nearby objects.

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2009-01-01 10:25:09

A team of Johns Hopkins neuroscientists has worked out how some newly discovered light sensors in the eye detect light and communicate with the brain.


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.