News tagged with sensory information
Whether in society or nature, decisions are often the result of complex interactions between many factors. Because of this it is usually difficult to determine how much weight the different factors have in making a final ...
Neuroscience Jan 15, 2013 | 3 / 5 (1) | 1 |
Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have identified a new pathway that appears to play a major role in information processing in the brain. Their research also offers insight into how imbalances ...
Neuroscience Nov 09, 2012 | 5 / 5 (6) | 4 |
Activating the 'mind's eye': Scientists teach blind to read, recognize objects with sounds (w/ Video)
Common wisdom has it that if the visual cortex in the brain is deprived of visual information in early infanthood, it may never develop properly its functional specialization, making sight restoration later ...
Neuroscience Nov 07, 2012 | 3.7 / 5 (3) | 3 |
A Weizmann Institute experiment in which volunteers learned to sense objects' locations using just "rat whiskers" may help improve aids for the blind.
Neuroscience Nov 05, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (4) | 5 |
(Medical Xpress)—Professional ball game players report the sensation of the ball 'slowing-down' just before they hit it. Confirming these anecdotal comments, a new study published in Proceedings of the Ro ...
Neuroscience Sep 07, 2012 | 4 / 5 (3) | 3 |
The next time you set a trap for that rat running around in your basement, here's something to consider: you are going up against an opponent whose ability to assess the situation and make decisions is statistically ...
Neuroscience Mar 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 3 |
The phantom limbs perceived by many amputees and others who lose sensory connection with their bodies, do not form in default postures as often thought, but instead coalesce into positions that ...
Neuroscience Dec 05, 2011 | not rated yet | 1
(Medical Xpress) -- Queensland Brain Institute researchers are a step closer to unlocking the mysteries of disorders like schizophrenia and autism through peering into the brains of bees.
Medical research Jun 02, 2011 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
A single interneuron controls activity adaptively in 50,000 neurons, enabling consistently sparse codes for odors.
Neuroscience May 13, 2011 | 5 / 5 (7) | 0 |