Researchers have identified a flexible mechanism of visual information representation that alters in correlation to visual contrasts.
The fusiform face area, an area of the visual cortex responsible for facial processing, develops much earlier than previously believed.
Visual processing speed is reduced in children with dyslexia, a new study finds.
A newly developed AI algorithm can directly predict eye position and movement during an MRI scan. The technology could provide new diagnostics for neurological disorders that manifest in changes in eye-movement patterns.
A new type of neuron in the mammalian retina has been discovered. The new cell, named the Campana cell, appears to relay visual signals to both rod and cone photoreceptors in the retina, however, their precise purpose is not yet known.
Researchers report that within the visual processing areas, information about a personally familiar or visually familiar face is shared across the brains of those with the same friends or acquaintances. Additionally, shared information about personally familiar faces extends to areas of the brain implicated in social processing, suggesting there is shared social information across the brain.
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.