Study reveals why select members of a termite community experience brain changes in anticipation of cognitive demands.
Fluoxetine, the antidepressant commonly known as Prozac, may be beneficial for the treatment of age-related macular degeneration. Researchers found Prozac significantly slowed the rate at which people over 50 developed AMD.
Researchers created a form of artificial vision for a blind woman with the aid of a brain implant position in the visual cortex. The results pave the way for the creation of visual brain prosthetics to help the blind to regain sight.
Contrary to popular belief, a child's visual perception does not reach adult level at age seven. A new study reveals children's visual perception continues to develop and does not reach maturity until age ten.
Study reveals how evolution and natural selection have optimized the mammalian retina.
Study finds part of the category knowledge is already present in the early visual brain areas, revealing how widespread semantic memories are stored throughout the brain.
The way in which an infant visually examines an object may predict a later autism diagnosis, researchers say. Unusual visual inspection of items at 9 months was a strong predictor of an ASD diagnosis later in childhood.
A new deep learning algorithm identified key features underlying success in the art world. Researchers report a link between exploration and exploitation was associated with artistic success.
While some types of excitatory neurons respond to images and represent them in the visual cortex, the activity of two types of inhibitory interneurons combine in a circuit to reinforce visual stability and reliability.