News tagged with visual stimulus

Brain powered robot

(PhysOrg.com) -- A squat, circular robot scurries along the floor of a laboratory, moving left, then right, then left again, before coming to a stop. A Northeastern University student researcher commands the gadget through ...

dateJun 01, 2010 in Engineering
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Now you see it, now you know you see it

There is a tiny period of time between the registration of a visual stimulus by the unconscious mind and our conscious recognition of it ― between the time we see an apple and the time we recognize it as an apple. Our ...

dateNov 30, 2009 in Neuroscience
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Brain mechanisms for behavioral flexibility

New research provides insight into how the brain can execute different actions in response to the same stimulus. The study, published by Cell Press in the April 16 issue of the journal Neuron, suggests that information from ...

dateApr 15, 2009 in Neuroscience
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Reward elicits unconscious learning in humans

A new study challenges the prevailing assumption that you must pay attention to something in order to learn it. The research, published by Cell Press in the March 12th issue of the journal Neuron, demonstrates that stimulus-reward ...

dateMar 11, 2009 in Neuroscience
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