Neuroscience

A flicker of truth: Piercing the 'continuity illusion'

A study by a team at the Champalimaud Foundation (CF) has cast a new light on the superior colliculus (SC), a deep-seated brain structure often overshadowed by its more prominent cortical neighbor. Their discovery uncovers ...

Neuroscience

Generative AI helps to explain human memory and imagination

Recent advances in generative AI help to explain how memories enable us to learn about the world, relive old experiences and construct totally new experiences for imagination and planning, according to a new study by UCL ...

Neuroscience

Retraining the brain for better vision

Hundreds of millions of people worldwide suffer from a vision condition called amblyopia, or lazy eye, with imbalanced vision in their two eyes. Unless this disabling condition is caught and treated at a young age, it's rare ...

Neuroscience

Can you describe a sensation without feeling it first?

Blind or colorblind people can describe colors and use expressions like "green with envy" or "feeling blue." A hearing-impaired person can also say those same vibrant hues are "loud." But many linguists and cognitive neuroscientists ...

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