Image of an eye inside of a color wheel
How the brain helps us see is a captivating subject in the world of neuroscience.
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Your selections: Vision
And other neuroscience news for the week of August 24, 2020.
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Amacrine cells fine tune electrical signaling in the retina.
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Light-sensing cells convert tiny packets of light into your view of the world.
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Donning a pair of 3-D glasses at the movies can us immerse in the action. But the technology that makes 3-D movies work has always existed inside our brains.
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And other neuroscience news for the week of June 15, 2020
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These shortsighted insects see an unimaginably vibrant world.
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And other neuroscience news for the week of May 18, 2020.
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Artificial intelligence is helping neuroscientists understand human vision — which, in turn, can help engineers create better technologies.
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Retinal ganglion cells are the conduit between the eyes and the brain.
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One tiny region, the fovea, has more cells — and therefore sharper vision — than the rest of the eye.
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Whether it’s a rainbow or a rose, these bristle-like cells let you know what colors you’re seeing.
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If you were blind since birth and learned how to identify objects by your sense of touch, could you distinguish those objects by sight alone if your vision was suddenly restored?
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3D Brain

An interactive brain map that you can rotate in a three-dimensional space.