Nov. 21, 2017—Vanderbilt psychologists have discovered that when you shift your attention from one place to another, your brain 'blinks'—or experiences momentary gaps in perception.
Nov. 9, 2015—The thickness of the cortex in a region of the brain that specializes in facial recognition can predict an individual's ability to recognize faces and other objects.
Oct. 7, 2015—When faced with ambiguous visual information, it is the visual processing areas of the brain that choose between the competing impressions, not the higher levels of the brain as previously thought.
Jun. 17, 2015—A $60,000 grant will support study of the brain’s involvement in strabismus, or crossed eyes, which can develop into amblyopia, or lazy eye, even when properly treated.
Dec. 4, 2013—A new study has found that skilled typists can’t identify the positions of many of the keys on the QWERTY keyboard and that novice typists don’t appear to learn key locations in the first place.
Oct. 1, 2012—The most detailed brain mapping study to date has found that the area of the brain that recognizes faces is also used to identify objects of expertise.