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Posts tagged vision

June 3, 2019


The Apple in the Mind’s Eye

Scientists hypothesize that people rely on some general mental scheme of what apples look like to remember the Apple logo.

March 18, 2019


Human Echolocation

Scientists have shown that many blind people develop enhanced hearing abilities.

March 5, 2019


How The Brain Sees

The human brain uses the same areas for both imagination and vision.

May 7, 2018


Your Brain Suppresses Your Vision

Human brains create perceptual stability by suppressing vision whenever the eyes shift rapidly from one point to the next.

May 3, 2018


The Elastic Ruler

Today, we have a simple activity about perception that you can accomplish with a pot of water and a ruler.

October 23, 2017


People's shadows are made by their bodies coming between a light source and a surface.

Your Shadow’s Edge

Looking at your shadow can teach you about how human eyesight and perception works.

August 10, 2017


Being able to see in air and water may have helped fish to evolve.

Evolving Fish Vision

Ancient fish that had evolved better eyesight may have hunted like crocodiles.

August 4, 2017


Three mice.

Three (No Longer) Blind Mice

In a recent experiment, scientists used transplated photoreceptors to restore vision in mice.

May 23, 2017


A succulent plant.

Is Your Succulent Watching You?

Some scientists have theorized that plants can see.

April 25, 2017


Bonobos are some of humans' closest living relatives.

Bonobo Bifocals

Humans aren't the only animals who become farsighted as they age.

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