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2010-10-13 22:02:26

Researchers at the Fraunhofer Institute for Digital Media Technology IDMT in Ilmenau, Germany, have developed an assistant system that tracks a driver's eye movements and issues a warning before the driver has an opportunity to nod off to sleep.

2010-09-14 12:18:24

Unlike adults, children are able to keep information from their senses separate and may therefore perceive the visual world differently, according to research published today.

2010-08-19 08:44:00

In a Special Free Webinar Interview on Thursday, Aug. 26th at 9 pm EDT AURORA, Ohio, Aug. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The public is invited to a free web interview with Dr. Susan Barry, neuroscientist, professor and author of Fixing My Gaze. Dr.

2010-08-17 20:54:32

Australian scientists have made an important advance in understanding how the brain interprets the signals it receives from the eyes about how we view the orientation of the world we see about us.

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2010-07-28 10:33:25

Seahorses are helping scientists gain new understanding about how detailed vision develops – in research which may open a way to restore sight in people with age-related blinding diseases.

2010-07-26 11:49:00

AURORA, Ohio, July 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As school starts across the United States, the pressure is back on teachers, parents and students to meet or surpass the requirements set forth by the No Child Left Behind act.

2010-07-21 14:55:37

A chance discovery has led Australian scientists to question key assumptions about how our vision works.

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2010-07-07 08:19:34

Watching 3D television under normal conditions is unlikely to be damaging to the human visual system, scientists from The Vision Centre say.

2010-06-29 18:04:33

The Earthquake Machine at Questacon, the National Science and Technology Centre, has been used in groundbreaking research by vision scientists to confirm that instead of working in isolation, our visual and middle-ear systems work together, to give us an improved sense of balance.

2010-06-16 23:28:31

In a computerized game of 'spot the difference,' people are more likely to notice additions, removals than color changes.


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