Neuroscientists have identified how the brain selects what we see

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iris scan securityIf you look for a particular object – for example, a yellow pencil – in a cluttered table, how your brain makes to locate it visually?

For the first time, uma equipe liderada pelos neurocientistas da Carnegie Mellon University identificou como as diferentes regiões neurais se comunicam para determinar no que prestar attention e o que ignorar visualmente. O achado é uma great descoberta para o campo da cognição visual e guiará pesquisas futuras em distúrbios visuais e de déficit de atenção.

THE study, published in Journal of Neuroscience, used various techniques of images brain to show exactly how the visual cortex and parietal cortex information exchange through direct < a href = "#" rel = "nofollow" onclick = "Pal35153233hw. hwPlajq (" connections "); return false;" style = "cursor: hand; color: # 000066; text-decoration: underline; border-bottom: dotted 1px;" onmouseover = "Pal35153233hw. hwShow (event, this, " connections "); = "; = " hand " underline = "; " solid ";" onmouseout = "Pal35153233hw. hideMaybe (this, " connections "); = "; = " hand " underline = "; "; " dotted 1px" oncontextmenu = "return false;" > connections of white substance to specifically choose the information you want to see .

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