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Mapping objects in the brain

A brain region that responds to a particular category of objects is found to consist of small clusters of neurons encoding visual features of these objects.

Dec 20, 2013
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Touch and vision vital for sight

Researchers at Monash University Gippsland hope to improve the sight of people receiving visual prosthetics, such as bionic eyes, by proving the importance of both 'touch' and 'vision' to how we see.

Oct 31, 2013
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Brain pathways tie together mental maps

To find its way in the world, your brain has to decipher a set of directions muddled by different points of view. Individual neurons in the brain are constantly processing information about our surroundings, says Yuri Saalmann, ...

Sep 17, 2013
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