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Visual Perception

Visual perception may decline with age: Study

It is a known fact that staying on a topic may be more difficult for oldies than for younger people. The reason behind this is that older adults begin to experience a decline in what is known as inhibition -- the ability to inhibit other thoughts in order to pursue the storyline.

Jun 22, 2016, 14:54 PM IST

Study provides model to improve visual perception in robots

Specially-designed tiny 3D glasses for mantises have proved that the praying insects use 3D vision and thus provided a new model to improve visual perception in robots, according to a study involving an Indian-origin scientist.

Jan 08, 2016, 14:46 PM IST

Brain perceives alphabets just as it does human faces

A new study has revealed that adaptation mechanisms of the brain while recognizing faces are similar when perceiving alphabets.

May 22, 2014, 20:11 PM IST

Playing video games for long could make you `hallucinate`

Researchers have suggested that some gamers may be prone to experiencing "altered visual perceptions" of reality, which is very similar to hallucinations, after playing for hours at one time.

Jan 14, 2014, 12:42 PM IST

Indians top in never doing an eye test: Study

Even as India is home to one of the highest populations of the visually impaired, eye health is the least priority for the population here, a global survey said Wednesday.

Jul 18, 2012, 21:35 PM IST

Indians top in never doing an eye test: Study

Even as India is home to one of the highest populations of the visually impaired, eye health is the least priority for the population here, a global survey said Wednesday.

Jul 18, 2012, 21:35 PM IST

Brain can be trained to improve visual perception

A new study has revealed that our brains can be trained to consciously see stimuli that would normally be invisible.

Oct 22, 2009, 15:16 PM IST

Brain can be trained to improve visual perception

A new study has revealed that our brains can be trained to consciously see stimuli that would normally be invisible.

Oct 22, 2009, 00:00 AM IST