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Latest Visual perception Stories

2010-01-22 13:55:31

The cutting edge science of how vision works and how we may be able to prevent, repair or restore lost sight in future will be explored at an international scientific meeting in Sydney next week.

2010-01-15 10:58:00

College of Optometrists in Vision Development offers advice for those having trouble with seeing in 3-D AURORA, Ohio, Jan.

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2009-12-28 09:25:00

A new study shows that the superior colliculus, a brain structure that primarily had been known for its role in the control of eye and head movements, is crucial for moving the mind's spotlight.

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2009-12-23 14:40:00

The development of a bionic eye that will restore vision to someone who is completely blind is a step closer after the research team working on the project detected signals in the brain from electrodes implanted in the retina of a living eye.

2009-10-22 12:26:51

Although we assume we can see everything in our field of vision, the brain actually picks and chooses the stimuli that come into our consciousness.

2009-10-15 10:54:53

Two Kansas State University psychology researchers have found that although central vision allows our eyes to discern the details of a scene, our peripheral vision is most important for telling us what type of scene we're looking at in the first place, such as whether it is a street, a mountain or a kitchen.

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2009-10-02 10:38:35

Research shows for the first time that the brain can latch on to color and assign it to a different object.

2009-08-12 12:35:10

A new study finds a surprising similarity in the way neural circuits linked to vision process information in both sighted individuals and those who have been blind since birth.


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