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Many of the retina’s cells act as supporting characters to the neuron chains responsible for handling visual information.
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Many cells and molecules work together to help you see the world around you.
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We all have a blind spot.
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Brain imaging and computer modeling evidence pinpoints the area of the brain that perceives environmental boundaries — and stops you from running into them.
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The question may sound bizarre, but for people with synesthesia, days of the week might have their own colors, shapes, textures — even smells!
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Welcome to the crossroads of the optic nerves.
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Advances in imaging technology allow scientists to look at the wiring that helps us understand our surroundings.
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In the human retina, low-light-sensitive rods outnumber color-sensing cones by about twenty to one.
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Bundles of extra-long axons transmit signals from eyes to brain.
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Check out these optical illusions and learn why your brain gets tricked!
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Hearing words that evoke visions of color or seeing letters that have gender are just a few examples of experiencing synesthesia. Jessica Johnson investigates this tangling of the senses.
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Is seeing believing? Look at these cards and see if you can tell which is bigger.
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