The synesthesia effect of being able to 'hear' silent movements may depend upon disinhibition of signaling between the visual and auditory brain regions. The study found musicians are more likely to experience the 'visual ear' phenomena than those with no musical training.
Researchers report the reason for da Vinci's artistic genius may be the result of an eye condition that gave him an unusual ability to recreate 3D shapes. The study reports a number of other great masters may also have suffered from the same condition.
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A new study reports the preference for a child to cradle dolls on the left side have higher social cognitive ability than those with right cradling bias.
According to researchers, the 'fill in' effect makes only a small contribution to how we perceive colors in an image. The study also provides new evidence that color processing cells play a vital role in color perception.
Trying to retain too much information in our working memory can lead to a breakdown in communication between areas of the brain responsible for maintaining it, researchers say.