Researchers help unravel brain processes involved in vision

Faced with images that break the expected pattern, like a do not enter sign where a stop sign is expected, how does the brain react and learn compared to being shown images that match what was predicted?


Children's brains shaped by their time on tech devices, review shows

Time spent watching television or playing computer games has measurable and long-term effects on children's brain function, according to a review of 23 years of neuroimaging research, which—while showing negative impacts—also ...


Thalamus found to regulate the adaptability of the adult brain

It is generally believed that the adaptability of the adult brain mainly takes place in the cortex. However, a new study from the Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience shows that the thalamus, a relay station for incoming ...

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