News tagged with light perception

A human failure, seen at face value

(PhysOrg.com) -- Humans excel at recognizing faces, but how we do this has been an abiding mystery in neuroscience and psychology. In an effort to explain our success in this area, researchers are taking a ...

dateMar 13, 2009 in Neuroscience
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NIST 'Vision Science Facility' aims for lighting revolution

Light-emitting diodes, or LEDs, have become popular with backpackers and cyclists who mount them on headbands for a reliable, hands-free source of illumination. Now, a new lab at the National Institute of Standards and Technology ...

dateSep 29, 2010 in Other
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