Cells that send visual signals to the brain act collectively to suppress noise and improve accuracy.
This article provides a brief summary of anatomy, purpose, and disorders of the cerebellum, also offering tips on preserving brain health.
A review article published on June 20th in the journal Neuroimmunology and Neuroinflammation led by Jun Guo of Tangdu Hospital at The Fourth Military Medical University in Shaanxi, China discusses…
A multicenter research team led by Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) has discovered a new neurodevelopmental syndrome and the genetic mutations that cause it.
Glance out the window and then close your eyes. What did you see? Maybe you noticed it’s raining and there was a man carrying an umbrella. What color was it? What shape was its handle?
A new UCLA psychology study provides insights into how the brain combines sound and vision.
Study from Carnegie Mellon neuroscientists could explain mechanism behind optical illusions.Ever see something that isn’t really there? Could your mind be playing tricks on you?
Biology lessons teach us that the brain is divided into separate areas, each of which processes a specific sense.
Popular sideline vision tests used to help detect immediate signs of concussion may present challenges in the interpretation of results for athletes who speak English as a second language (ESL).
A Dartmouth College study sheds light on how the brain fills in the gaps of how we visually perceive the world around us.
In the course of a study conducted throughout Germany, medical professionals have compared different treatment methods for Neuromyelitis optica, an inflammatory disease of the central nervous…
Sensory organ use hints at how brain processes multiple sources of information.
University of Leicester research team discovers vision-related abnormalities that could help in diagnosis of illnessPeople suffering from Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) could experience…
University of Georgia researchers have developed a simple technique to measure an individual’s visual processing speed–the speed at which an individual can comprehend visual information–in order to…
A Dartmouth study reveals how the brain understands motion and still objects to help us navigate our complex visual world.
While some things may be ‘as simple as black and white,’ this has not been the case for the circuits in the brain that make it possible for you to distinguish black from white.
When people are listening to music, their emotional reactions to the music are reflected in changes in their pupil size.
The neural mechanism of size constancy clarifiedA group of researchers at Osaka University found that neurons in the monkey visual cortical area V4*1, one of the areas in the visual cortex…
Neuroscientists know that some connections in the brain are pruned through neural development. Function gives rise to structure, according to the textbooks.
Mutation in gene TEAD1 is linked to childhood neurological disorder that affects the brain and eyesA genetic mutation responsible for a debilitating childhood neurological condition known as…