- What Color Is Your Favorite Song?
Imagine yourself as a graphic designer for New Age musician Enya, tasked with creating her next album cover. Which two or three colors from the grid below do you think would “go best” with her music? Would they be the same ones you’d pick for an album cov ...
Article - The Conversation - Aug 22 2015 - 5:56pm
- Glaucoma Drugs Get A Step Closer
Scientists have discovered that the high pressure in the eye that occurs with most common forms of glaucoma can trigger two genes that work together to cause vision loss, a finding that may help pave the way for new glaucoma drugs. There is currently no w ...
Article - The Conversation - Sep 12 2015 - 7:30am
- Faster Brain Waves Make Shorter Gaps In The Visual Stream
You know our eyelids blink but less know is that so does the human brain, dropping a few frames of visual information here and there. Those lapses of attention come fast-- maybe just once every tenth of a second. But some people may be missing more than o ...
Article - News Staff - Nov 11 2015 - 8:47am
- Music To Your Eyes
When people are listening to music, their emotional reactions to the music are reflected in changes in their pupil size. Researchers from the University of Vienna and the University of Innsbruck, Austria, are the first to show that both the emotional cont ...
Article - News Staff - Nov 12 2015 - 5:22pm
- Sign Language Has Accents Too
It isn't obvious that sign language, gestures to replace hearing words, would have regional dialects- accents- but it is so, according to Jami Fisher, a lecturer in the University of Pennsylvania's Department of Linguistics, who is working on a ...
Article - News Staff - Dec 4 2015 - 1:19pm
- The Causes Of Congenital Face Blindness
Scholars have found that the causes of congenital face blindness can be traced back to an early stage in the perceptual process. ...
Article - News Staff - Dec 5 2015 - 9:21am
- Seeing Is Believing? People Are Not Good At Identifying Where Sights, Sounds Originate
Our vision and hearing aren't as reliable as we might think, according to a new study. The scholars conducted the research in part because there had never been a comprehensive study to examine whether humans' 'spatial localization' abi ...
Article - News Staff - Dec 12 2015 - 2:01pm
- Your Eyes As Radiation Detectors
When you look at the rainbow, what you see is the prism like effect of the mist (aerosolized water droplets) in the air reflecting the sunlight from different portions of the spheres. These water droplets when suspended in air as mist will all reflect di ...
Article - Robert Hayes - Dec 26 2015 - 11:28am
- IUPUI researchers use stem cells to identify cellular processes related to glaucoma
INDIANAPOLIS-- Using stem cells derived from human skin cells, researchers led by Jason Meyer, assistant professor of biology, along with graduate student Sarah Ohlemacher of the School of Science at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, have ...
Blog Post - Steve Schuler - Mar 21 2016 - 7:54am
- Eating Foods High In Vitamin C Cuts Risk Of Cataract Progression By A Third
A diet rich in vitamin C could cut risk of cataract progression by a third, suggests a study being published online today in Ophthalmology. The research is also the first to show that diet and lifestyle may play a greater role than genetics in cataract de ...
Article - News Staff - Mar 25 2016 - 8:08am