Study provides an answer to the age-old philosophical question of whether people can see the world objectively. In terms of visual perception, the answer is no.
Results from a new artificial intelligence study indicate number sense is spontaneously created by the visual system, without prior experience of counting.
Adults who played Pokemon video games as children had preferential activation in the visual system for Pokemon character, researchers report. The finding shed light on the development of the visual system and categorization in the brain.
The fusiform face area, an area of the visual cortex responsible for facial processing, develops much earlier than previously believed.
Researchers say most people are not aware that two forms of the letter 'g' exist and, for those who are aware, most can not correctly identify or write the typeset version we usually see. The findings suggest the important role writing styles play in letter learning.
The study of a man with a neurodegenerative disease that has robbed his ability to see certain numbers sheds light on how the brain processes information without any visual awareness of the stimuli.
A new study provides insights into how our brain extracts information about our natural surroundings from the light captured by our eyes.
Researchers have developed a new ophthalmological device that can detect degenerative visual problems such as age-related macular degeneration long before the onset of the first symptoms.