News tagged with cortical areas

The encoding of color categories in brain

(Medical Xpress) —The spectrum of visible light, like that of audible sound, spans a range of frequencies that is easy to define. There is both a minimum, and a maximum, that we can perceive. Our perception ...

Mar 10, 2014
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Mouse brains keyed to speed

(Medical Xpress) -- It’s hard to be a mouse. You’re a social animal, but your fellows are small and scattered. You’re a snack to a bestiary of fast, eagle-eyed predators, not least the eagle. ...

Jan 25, 2012
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