News tagged with visual perception
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Wouldn't it be amazing if our bodies prepared us for future events that could be very important to us, even if there's no clue about what those events will be?
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 22, 2012 | 2.9 / 5 (21) | 11 |
That snake heading towards you may be further away than it appears. Fear can skew our perception of approaching objects, causing us to underestimate the distance of a threatening one, finds a study published in Current Bi ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 22, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Little is known about oculomotor function in amblyopia, or "lazy eye," despite the special role of eye movements in vision. A group of scientists has discovered that abnormal visual processing and circuitry ...
Neuroscience Oct 16, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Spending too much time looking at high heels may influence how a viewer perceives the gender of an androgynous face, according to new research published Sep. 26 in the open access journal PLOS ONE by Ami ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 26, 2012 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—A eureka moment while watching a movie for the umpteenth time with his children has led a University of Sydney researcher to achieve a new insight into visual perception, which could benefit ...
Neuroscience Sep 26, 2012 | 3.5 / 5 (11) | 3 |
An innovative multi-modal treatment programme for tinnitus will be trialled by researchers from the Centre for Brain Research at The University of Auckland, in a study made possible by a donation from Link Research and Grants.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
Researchers at the Mayo Clinic say a common condition called leukoaraiosis, made up of tiny areas in the brain that have been deprived of oxygen and appear as bright white dots on MRI scans, is not a harmless part of the ...
Neuroscience Aug 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
In a new study that has implications for distracted drivers, researchers found that people are better at juggling some types of multitasking than they are at others.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 23, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 7 |
So far it has seemed an irreparable limitation of human perception that we strain to perceive things in the very rapid succession of, say, less than half a second. Psychologists call this deficit "attentional ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 09, 2012 | 4.9 / 5 (10) | 1 |
(HealthDay) -- "Avatar," "Hugo" and other 3-D movies thrill many viewers, but also make some feel sick, a new study finds.
Health Jul 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Consciousness is a selective process that allows only a part of the sensory input to reach awareness. But up to today it has yet to be clarified which areas of the brain are responsible ...
Neuroscience Jun 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (8) | 0 |
When grabbing a coffee mug out of a cluttered cabinet or choosing a pen to quickly sign a document, what brain processes guide your choices?
Neuroscience May 23, 2012 | 2.5 / 5 (2) | 1 |
Golfers looking to improve their putting may find an advantage in visualizing the hole as bigger, according to a new study from Purdue University.
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
From a purely intuitive point of view, it is easy to believe that our ability to actively pay attention to a target is inextricably connected with our capacity to consciously perceive it. However, this proposition ...
Neuroscience Mar 05, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
Bingo, a popular activity in nursing homes, senior centers and assisted-living facilities, has benefits that extend well beyond socializing. Researchers found high-contrast, large bingo cards boost thinking and playing skills ...
Neuroscience Jan 03, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |