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Latest Visual system Stories

Scientists Look At How The Brain Compensates For Speed
2013-05-08 18:47:22

Researchers from the University of California in Berkeley have finally pinpointed the area of the brain responsible for not only seeing fast-moving objects, but responding to them as well.

Playing Tetris To Treat Lazy Eye
2013-04-23 11:52:41

According to new study, the iconic Russian tile-matching game Tetris can also be used to correct the condition known as amblyopia, or lazy eye.

2013-04-22 22:30:54

A contact lens on the bathroom floor, an escaped hamster in the backyard, a car key in a bed of gravel: How are we able to focus so sharply to find that proverbial needle in a haystack?

Challenging The Brain's Visual System In New Environments
2013-04-12 05:12:08

When people escape from the grind of their day-to-day lives and travel to remote, tranquil places, they often claim to “turn off” their brains so that they can soak in the calm, relaxing environment. However, your brain is working just as hard as ever.

2013-04-04 15:05:26

Sight is such a spontaneous activity that we are unaware of the complexity of the brain mechanisms it implies.

One Step Closer To Understanding The Origins Of Eye Disease
2013-04-04 06:12:35

Researchers at Lund University in Sweden have published a study describing the use of an innovative process to examine the effect of tension in maintaining retinal tissue.

2013-03-29 23:03:11

A new study finds that the Diopsys NOVA-LX Visual Evoked Potential (VEP) Vision Testing System can help optometrists and ophthalmologists distinguish healthy from glaucomatous eyes, which is especially

Brain's Visual Cortex Activates For Reward Even When Stimulus Is Removed
2013-03-22 12:15:13

An international collaborative study, conducted by researchers at both KU Leuven and the Harvard Medical School, has attempted to recreate Ivan Pavlov’s famous experiment, but with a twist.

2013-03-07 14:49:55

A region of the brain known to play a key role in visual and spatial processing has a parallel function: sorting visual information into categories.


Latest Visual system Reference Libraries

Eye
2013-04-30 13:41:59

1. vitreous body 2. ora serrata 3. ciliary muscle 4. ciliary zonules 5. canal of Schlemm 6. pupil 7. anterior chamber 8. cornea 9. iris 10. lens cortex 11. lens nucleus 12. ciliary process 13. conjunctiva 14. inferior oblique muscle 15. inferior rectus muscle 16. medial rectus muscle 17. retinal arteries and veins 18. optic disc 19. dura mater 20. central retinal artery 21. central retinal vein 22. optic nerve 23. vorticose vein 24. bulbar sheath 25. macula 26. fovea 27. sclera 28....

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Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.