News tagged with vision science

Better than the human eye

(PhysOrg.com) -- Researchers from Northwestern University and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign are the first to develop a curvilinear camera, much like the human eye, with the significant feature ...

Jan 17, 2011
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Computer Scientists Build Pedestrian Remover

(PhysOrg.com) -- Imagine encountering leashed dogs without dog walkers, or shoes filled just with ankles - when scoping out potential apartments using Google Street View. These are the sorts of visual hiccups ...

Aug 05, 2010
3.9 / 5 (16) 6 | with audio podcast

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 ...

Mar 13, 2009
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Infants' peripheral vision blurry

Our eyes are windows to the world, but what is the visual experience of infants? We know that infant vision tends to be blurrier than adults'. Now researchers from UC Davis, UC Berkeley and Stanford University have discovered ...

Sep 16, 2010
5 / 5 (1) 0 | with audio podcast