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Michael Buice from the Allen Institute for Brain Science in Seattle, explains how our brains construct the visual world that surrounds us.
  • Allen Institute
Your eyes can play tricks on you, and visual illusions take advantage of these glitches in our perception.
  • BrainFacts/SfN
The researcher discusses the science of body language and the unspoken word.
  • People Behind the Science
  • 32 min
Everyone experiences pain — but why do some people react to the same painful stimulus in different ways? And what exactly is pain, anyway?
  • TED
Research could lead to new rehabilitative therapies when the visual cortex is damaged.
  • BrainFacts/SfN
Possible links between impaired hearing and loss of cognitive abilities raise the tantalizing possibility that restoring hearing could slow cognitive decline.
  • The Dana Foundation
This site provides information on Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and the many ways that it can affect cognition.
  • BrainLine
It's one of the most common brain myths: we only use 10 percent of our brain. Fortunately for us, this one is 100 percent myth.
  • BrainFacts/SfN
  • 5 min
Our ability to access information is becoming nearly unlimited. But what does the loss of that gap in time between wondering and knowing mean to your brain?
  • BrainFacts/SfN
Research into the razor-sharp hearing of barn owls reveals how we create mental maps of space and may lead to hearing loss solutions.
  • BrainFacts/SfN
When two tasks demand competing attention, there is generally a switching that occurs between the neural processes involved, rather than concurrent processing as may be expected with true multitasking.
  • BrainFacts/SfN
In this lesson by the American Association for the Advancement of Science, students learn the likely causes of distracted driving and its possible effects.
  • American Association for the Advancement of Science