Salk Institute

Seeing without looking

Like a spotlight that illuminates an otherwise dark scene, attention brings to mind specific details of our environment while shutting others out. A new study by researchers at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies shows ...

dateDec 28, 2009 in Neuroscience
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Site for alcohol's action in the brain discovered

Alcohol's inebriating effects are familiar to everyone. But the molecular details of alcohol's impact on brain activity remain a mystery. A new study by researchers at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies brings us closer ...

dateJun 28, 2009 in Neuroscience
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Involuntary maybe, but certainly not random

Our eyes are in constant motion. Even when we attempt to stare straight at a stationary target, our eyes jump and jiggle imperceptibly. Although these unconscious flicks, also known as microsaccades, had long been considered ...

dateFeb 12, 2009 in Medical research
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