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How the brain interprets motion while in motion

June 24, 2022

New findings about how the brain interprets sensory information may have applications for treating brain disorders and designing artificial intelligence.
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U. Wisconsin eye research uncovers how stem cell photoreceptors reach their targets

June 17, 2022

A new study reveals how photoreceptors grown from stem cells might extend biological wires, known as axons, to contact existing neurons.
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Neuroscientists Find New Factors Behind Better Vision

June 13, 2022

The size of our primary visual cortex and the amount of brain tissue we have dedicated to processing visual information can predict how well we can see, a new study shows.

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Last updated: July 30, 2019