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Visual Perception

Untangling the neural pathways in order to understand the parts of the brain where vision occurs.

The eye, although a critical component of sight, is not where vision occurs. The ability to interpret the signals generated in the eye by the brain allows for the perception of vision. Sight is a complex sense requiring co-ordinated interaction amongst many regions and pathways of the brain. The untangling of these processes from the age of enlightenment through psychological experiments with optical illusions, to modern neural imaging, has revealed fundamental mechanisms of how the brain works.

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Professor Will Ayliffe | talks | www


Date and Time:

17 February 2010 at 6:00 pm


1 hour



The Museum of London
London Wall

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Gresham College
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