News tagged with visual perception
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(Medical Xpress)—Optical illusions abound in human visual perception, as demonstrated by the following well-known examples. Although many are static illusions, motion illusions also occur. Recently, scientists ...
Neuroscience Apr 23, 2013 | 3 / 5 (2) | 2 |
(Medical Xpress)—Visual perception is far more complex and powerful than our experience suggests. Moreover, in attempting to both understand vision and implement it in a computational device, the fact that ...
Neuroscience Feb 28, 2013 | 4.8 / 5 (10) | 14 |
Face the facts: Neural integration transforms unconscious face detection into conscious face perception
(Medical Xpress)—The apparent ease and immediacy of human perception is deceptive, requiring highly complex neural operations to determine the category of objects in a visual scene. Nevertheless, the human ...
Neuroscience Dec 31, 2012 | 4.8 / 5 (9) | 0 |
A new study led by scientists at the Universities of York and Bradford has identified the two areas of the brain responsible for our perception of orientation and shape.
Neuroscience Feb 03, 2013 | 5 / 5 (9) | 3 |
(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 |
(Medical Xpress)—UCSF neuroscientists have found that by training on attention tests, people young and old can improve brain performance and multitasking skills.
Neuroscience Nov 02, 2012 | 4.3 / 5 (4) | 3 |
(Medical Xpress)—People often think that other people are staring at them even when they aren't research led by the University of Sydney has found.
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 09, 2013 | 4.8 / 5 (6) | 1 |
Skilled readers can recognize words at lightning fast speed when they read because the word has been placed in a visual dictionary of sorts, say Georgetown University Medical Center (GUMC) neuroscientists. The visual dictionary ...
Neuroscience Nov 14, 2011 | 4.3 / 5 (9) | 20 |
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 |
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 |
(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 |
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 |
Training human volunteers to control their own brain activity in precise areas of the brain can enhance fundamental aspects of their visual sensitivity, according to a new study. This non-invasive 'neurofeedback' ...
Neuroscience Dec 04, 2012 | 5 / 5 (5) | 1 |
Everyone knows that men and women tend to hold different views on certain things. However, new research by scientists from the University of Bristol and published in PLoS ONE indicates that this may literally be the case. ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 30, 2012 | 3.8 / 5 (5) | 2 |
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 |