The Eye-Opening Neuroscience Behind Your Vision

  • Published15 Jun 2018
  • Reviewed15 Jun 2018
  • Author Kristina Reznikov
  • Source BrainFacts/SfN

While opening your eyes and taking in your surroundings may seem like a simple task, your brain is working hard during this complex process that we call sight. Researchers are working to further our understanding of how optical illusions work, why it’s more difficult to see in the dark, and many other intricacies of how the brain helps us see.

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