Image of an eye inside of a color wheel
How the brain helps us see is a captivating subject in the world of neuroscience.
  • BrainFacts/SfN
Your selections: Vision
Your students will see the finish line and taste the glory as they race the clock and each other in this interactive relay game.
  • BrainFacts/SfN
Face recognition is a remarkably complex process. And for some people, telling faces apart is an almost impossible task.
  • BrainFacts/SfN
  • 8 min
Tracing a star is easy, but what happens when you add a mirror?
  • BioInteractive
Have you ever wanted to make something disappear?
  • Scientific American
This activity starts out with the question "can you trust what you see?"
  • University of Washington
How much do you know about how your senses work?
  • BrainFacts/SfN
How could the color of a dress be open to interpretation? Learn more about the neuroscience behind the internet phenomenon in the third-place video from the 2016 Brain Awareness Video Contest.
  • BrainFacts/SfN
Learn about the neuroscience behind synesthesia in this video which won first place in the 2016 Brain Awareness Video Contest.
  • BrainFacts/SfN
  • 5 min
The researcher discusses his futuristic vision for optical imaging.
  • People Behind the Science
  • 32 min
Scientists have learned a lot about our sense of sight by studying the eyes of other animals.
  • BrainFacts/SfN
Michael Buice from the Allen Institute for Brain Science in Seattle, explains how our brains construct the visual world that surrounds us.
  • Allen Institute
Cheri Wiggs explains what our eyes do while we sleep and why we can't see colors well in the dark.
  • National Eye Institute
  • 2 min

3D Brain

An interactive brain map that you can rotate in a three-dimensional space.