A new tool is allowing researchers to interactively explore the hierarchical processes that happen in the brain when it is resting or performing tasks.
According to researchers, when shifting attention from one spot to another, the brain blinks. They report these blinks are momentary unconscious gaps in visual perception.
A new study reveals the majority of V1 neurons project to higher visual areas in a non-random manner.
Study may provide key insights into the visual system and perception.
Where objects appear in a person's visual field can affect the ability to determine what the object is, researchers say.