News tagged with visual experience

Best Visual Illusion of the Year: How a Curveball Works

(PhysOrg.com) -- Visual illusions sometimes seem to have a magical element to them, but they're actually just the brain's way of interpreting reality. In an effort to promote public knowledge of cognitive ...

May 13, 2009 weblog
4.2 / 5 (13) 2

The brain as a 'task machine'

The portion of the brain responsible for visual reading doesn't require vision at all, according to a new study published online on February 17 in Current Biology. Brain imaging studies of blind people as they read words ...

Feb 17, 2011
4.3 / 5 (12) 9 | with audio podcast

Glasses-free 3-D TV looks nearer (w/ Video)

As striking as it is, the illusion of depth now routinely offered by 3-D movies is a paltry facsimile of a true three-dimensional visual experience. In the real world, as you move around an object, your perspective ...

Jul 12, 2012
4.4 / 5 (7) 0 | with audio podcast

Google worker shows early-draft glimpse of Chrome OS

The Chrome OS is in for a future look. Athena, a Chromium OS project, will bring forth the new Chrome OS user experience. Google's François Beaufort on Friday, referring to the screenshot he posted, said," ...

Jul 20, 2014 weblog
2.8 / 5 (9) 1

AMD balances Radeon deck of graphics cards

(PhysOrg.com) -- Semiconductor company AMD has taken its story of having developed next-generation GPU technology offering a "gorgeous, stunning, breathtaking visual experience" for more elite, serious gamers ...

Mar 06, 2012 report
3.8 / 5 (5) 6 | with audio podcast