A visual test may be a new tool in the diagnosis of autism. Individuals on the autism spectrum are slower to dampen neural activity in response to visual stimuli in the brain. Using EEG data collected from the visual region, researchers could predict with 87% accuracy whether or not a person had ASD.
Researchers report on why some people experience aphantasia, the inability to imagine in images.
Researchers conclude that visual competition could occur without conscious representation of the conflicting visual inputs.
A new study reports those who can read music watched a visual score longer when the tune matched the sheet music.