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Free symposium on autism, neuroscience and perceptual thinking

May. 18, 2016—“Neuro-diverse: A Symposium on Autism, Neuroscience and Perceptual Thinking” and an associated evening lecture – both free and open to the public – will take place on the Vanderbilt campus Monday, May 23.

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Results challenge conventional wisdom about where the brain begins processing visual information

Mar. 2, 2015—A new brain imaging study challenges conventional wisdom about how and where in the brain the processing of visual orientation information first occurs.

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Psychologist wins Vision Sciences Society award

Jun. 21, 2012—Assistant Professor of Psychology Geoffrey Woodman has received the 2012 young investigator award from the Vision Sciences Society.

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Minds wide open: Neuroscience at Vanderbilt

Apr. 6, 2012—Vanderbilt University has emerged as one of the nation’s leading academic centers in neuroscience.

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Memories may skew visual perception

Jul. 19, 2011—Taking a trip down memory lane while you are driving could land you in a roadside ditch, new research indicates. Vanderbilt University psychologists have found that our visual perception can be contaminated by memories of what we have recently seen, impairing our ability to properly understand and act on what we are currently seeing. “,”...

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Vision researchers present new findings at spring meetings

Apr. 28, 2011—Scientists from the Vanderbilt Vision Research Center will present new findings at two national vision conferences in May.

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