Neuroscience

How visual information travels from the retina to the midbrain

Researchers at Universitätsmedizin Berlin and the Max Planck Institute for Biological Intelligence (currently in the process of being established) have revealed the precise connections between sensory neurons inside the ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

'Super recognizers' can learn faces from fragments

Psychologists at UNSW Sydney and University of Wollongong have challenged the prevailing view that people with exceptional face recognition abilities rely on processing faces holistically.

Neuroscience

How value shapes the fluctuations of conscious perception

Although visual perception might seem as easy as just opening our eyes and reporting what is out there, the underlying computations are surprisingly complex. One of the more revealing ways to study these computations is by ...

Neuroscience

How brain circuits switch between different behaviors

Even during such routine tasks as a daily stroll, our brain sometimes needs to shift gears, switching from navigating the city to jumping out of the way of a bike or to crossing the street to greet a friend. These switches ...

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