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  • New respect for primary visual cortex

    A previously underappreciated brain region performs complex sequence learning.

    March 29, 2014
  • Seeking a ‘parts list’ for the retina

    New technique classifies retinal neurons into 15 categories, including some previously unknown types.

    March 24, 2014
  • Vision is key to spatial skills

    Neuroscientists find that the ability to imagine spatial structures improves dramatically after blind children’s sight is restored.

    February 6, 2014
  • Expanding our view of vision

    New brain-scanning technique allows scientists to see when and where the brain processes visual information.

    January 26, 2014
  • In the blink of an eye

    MIT neuroscientists find the brain can identify images seen for as little as 13 milliseconds.

    January 16, 2014
  • A clearer picture of vision

    New mathematical model of information processing in the brain accurately predicts some of the peculiarities of human vision.

    January 28, 2011