Visual Cortex

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Name: Visual Cortex
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 1 reports

Turning Back the Brain’s Clock

Fluorescently-labeled neuron in cortex from mouse with amblyopia treated with soluble PirB. DR. MAJA DJURISIC AND RICHIE SAPP, DEPARTMENT OF BIOLOGY, STANFORD UNIVERSITYThe time window for the brain to develop optimal connections based on learning and ... [Published The Scientist - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 13 2014 - Updated Oct 13 2014 - 1 reports

Why Your Brain Needs Rest to Function and Three Ways to Create It

Anyone having the pleasure of hearing Arianna Huffington speak about her experience of collapsing from exhaustion that inspired her book Thrive and the third matrix work, will no doubt resonate with her message.I sure do as a neuroscientist and coach ... [Published Huffington Post UK - Oct 13 2014]
Entities: Rest, Neuron, Neuroscience
First reported Oct 13 2014 - Updated Oct 13 2014 - 1 reports

Routine eye examination reveals brain tumour

Black-eyed and bruised after a series of falls and accidents, Karen Jones concluded she was just getting old, and booked herself in for a vision test - but her optometrist instead discovered a life-threatening brain tumour.Within three days, she was having ... [Published stuff.co.nz - Oct 13 2014]
First reported Oct 09 2014 - Updated Oct 09 2014 - 1 reports

Brain Trickery – Seeing in Slow Motion

The brain is capable of endless thoughts, visions, and perceptions. It’s a complex but perfectly tuned system that operates smoothly most of the time. But sometimes things can get strange. Not necessarily abnormal, but strange nonetheless. Seeing events ... [Published Brain Blogger - Oct 09 2014]
First reported Oct 08 2014 - Updated Oct 08 2014 - 1 reports

Missed Connections: Restoring Sight Through Running

In 1963, Hubel and Wiesel sewed one eye of a kitten closed, preventing it fromseeing anything with that eye for the first three months of its life. Whenthey removed the sutures, the cat was blind in the eye that had been closed,but had normal vision in ... [Published Bio Techniques - Oct 08 2014]
First reported Oct 07 2014 - Updated Oct 07 2014 - 1 reports

Cross-modal effects of value [Neuroscience]

Arezoo Pooresmaeili a , 1 , 2 , Thomas H. B. FitzGerald b , 1 , Dominik R. Bach a , b , c , Ulf Toelch a , Florian Ostendorf a , and Raymond J. Dolan a , b a Berlin School of Mind and Brain, Humboldt University of Berlin , 10099 Berlin, Germany; ... [Published PNAS - Oct 07 2014]
First reported Oct 03 2014 - Updated Oct 03 2014 - 1 reports

Lighting Science : Patent Application Titled "Lighting System with Reduced Physioneural Compression and Associate Methods" Published Online

By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Health & Medicine Week -- According to news reporting originating from Washington, D.C. , by NewsRx journalists, a patent application by the inventors Maxik, Fredric S . ( Indialantic, FL ); Bartine, David E. ( ... [Published 4 Traders - Oct 03 2014]
First reported Oct 03 2014 - Updated Oct 03 2014 - 1 reports

Waking up the visual system

Figure 1: Two-photon image of the three types of cells in the visual cortex of a rat. Neuronal activity is measured via changes in fluorescence intensity. Green cells are inhibitory neurons, white cells are excitatory neurons, and red cells are astrocytes. ... [Published Medical Xpress - Oct 03 2014]
First reported Oct 01 2014 - Updated Oct 01 2014 - 1 reports

The Eye

See full infographic: JPG | PDF© THOM GRAVESAs light penetrates the eye, the cornea refracts the light through the pupil and then the lens, which focuses the light onto the retina. There, photosensitive cells initiate electrical signals that travel along ... [Published The Scientist - Oct 01 2014]
First reported Oct 01 2014 - Updated Oct 01 2014 - 1 reports

Sound and Light Show

Sounds trigger a response in the visual cortex that predicts how accurately a person can identify a visual target.SOUND AND VISION: A noise activates the visual cortex (colored spot), which helps a viewer identify an object at the sound’s source. WENFENG ... [Published The Scientist - Oct 01 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

Astrocytic Gq-GPCR-Linked IP3R-Dependent Ca2+ Signaling Does Not Mediate Neurovascular Coupling in Mouse Visual Cortex In Vivo

Daniel E. Bonder 1 and Ken D. McCarthy 2 1 Neurobiology Curriculum and 2 Department of Pharmacology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599Author contributions: D.E.B. and K.D.M. designed research; D.E.B. performed ... [Published Journal of Neuroscience - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

Why our faith in cramming is mistaken

You may think you know your own mind, but when it comes to memory, research suggests that you don’t. If we’re trying to learn something, many of us study in ways that prevent the memories sticking. Fortunately, the same research also reveals how we ... [Published Mind Hacks - Sep 24 2014]

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3 new solar energy plants pending near Florence [Published TriValleyCentral.com - Oct 16 2014]
Turning Back the Brain’s Clock [Published The Scientist - Oct 15 2014]
Visiting Vet: What’s with the weird eyes? [Published Martha's Vineyard Times - Oct 15 2014]
Invisibles, not wearables, will revolutionize h... [Published Impact Lab - Oct 15 2014]
CS Odessa Announces Windows 8 Prototyping Solut... [Published PR.com Press Releases - Oct 14 2014]
Remote Control And 4K Cameras - Bradley Enginee... [Published Film & Video - Oct 14 2014]
Why Your Brain Needs Rest to Function and Three... [Published Huffington Post UK - Oct 13 2014]
Routine eye examination reveals brain tumour [Published stuff.co.nz - Oct 13 2014]
Synaptic organization of the Drosophila antenna... [Published Elifesciences - Oct 13 2014]
Blood Tracer Kinetics in the Arterial Tree [Published Plosone.org - Oct 10 2014]
Brain Trickery – Seeing in Slow Motion [Published Brain Blogger - Oct 09 2014]
Frontotemporal Dementia May Be Detected Early T... [Published RCL Advisors - Oct 09 2014]
Missed Connections: Restoring Sight Through Run... [Published Bio Techniques - Oct 08 2014]
How to Outsource Your Physical Activity [Published Mark's Daily Apple - Oct 08 2014]
Higher brain functions served by the lowly rode... [Published Bionity.com - Oct 07 2014]
Whole-eye transplant project awarded $1.25 mil... [Published Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - Oct 07 2014]
Cross-modal effects of value [Neuroscience] [Published PNAS - Oct 07 2014]
Treating Persistent Pupillary Membranes [Published Review of Ophthalmology - Oct 06 2014]
From wearables to … invisibles [Published Venturebeat - Oct 05 2014]
Dr. Murray Feingold: Memory loss and aging [Published Irondequoit Post - Oct 04 2014]
Lighting Science : Patent Application Titled "L... [Published 4 Traders - Oct 03 2014]
SYSTEM RESEARCH : New Neuroscience Findings fro... [Published 4 Traders - Oct 03 2014]
Invisibles, Not Wearables, Will Profoundly Chan... [Published Fast Company - Oct 03 2014]
Waking up the visual system [Published Medical Xpress - Oct 03 2014]
Why Your Chair Is Killing You, and What You Can... [Published CWEB News - Oct 02 2014]
Developing Second Sight October 2 2014 Retinal ... [Published Optometry Today - Oct 02 2014]
A Model for Visual Memory Encoding [Published Plosone.org - Oct 01 2014]
The Eye [Published The Scientist - Oct 01 2014]
The Bionic Eye [Published The Scientist - Oct 01 2014]
Freedom From Glasses [Published Chronogram Arts Culture Spirt - Oct 01 2014]
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CS Odessa Announces Windows 8 Prototyping Solut... [Published PR.com Press Releases - Oct 14 2014]
San Jose, CA, October 14, 2014 --( PR.com )-- CS Odessa is pleased to announce the new professional graphical user interface solution for ConceptDraw PRO, which is now available in ConceptDraw Solution Park in the Software Development Area. The new ...
Brain Trickery – Seeing in Slow Motion [Published Brain Blogger - Oct 09 2014]
The brain is capable of endless thoughts, visions, and perceptions. It’s a complex but perfectly tuned system that operates smoothly most of the time. But sometimes things can get strange. Not necessarily abnormal, but strange nonetheless. Seeing events ...
How to Outsource Your Physical Activity [Published Mark's Daily Apple - Oct 08 2014]
As humans living in the Information age, we’re winning. We’ve got nature on the ropes. We haven’t quite extricated ourselves from our disgusting physical forms, but that’s only a matter of time. And I think if you take a look around at the splendidly ...
From wearables to … invisibles [Published Venturebeat - Oct 05 2014]
GUEST POST Image Credit: Shutterstock/Tania Zbrodko With the introduction of the Apple HealthKit late last month and other digital health solutions coming onto the market, digital technology is on the verge of disrupting medicine in profound ways. ...
How Our Brains Respond to Ambiguous Images [Published NeuroLogica Blog - Sep 29 2014]
A new study looks at how our brains respond to images of celebrities made ambiguous by morphing two images into one, such as the combination of Halle Berry and Angelina Jolie shown here. The question is – will our brains fire in a way that represents ...
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