Image of an eye inside of a color wheel
How the brain helps us see is a captivating subject in the world of neuroscience.
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The National Eye Institute’s Audacious Goals Initiative is taking the next step to restoring vision through regeneration of the optic nerve and retina.
  • National Eye Institute
  • 6 min
Your eyes can play tricks on you, and visual illusions take advantage of these glitches in our perception.
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How do the various wavelengths of visible light become what we know as color?
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Immune cells help shape and maintain connections between brain cells.
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Learn how the different parts of your eyes work together so you can see and make sense of the world around you.
  • National Eye Institute
New discoveries regarding connections in the retina may provide clues in the search for a treatment for eye disease.
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During development, cells in the retina converge to form the nerve that will transmit visual information to the brain.
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The Society for Neuroscience has announced the winners of the 2015 Brain Awareness Video Contest.
  • The Dana Foundation
Neuroscientists are studying how the brain determines what information is most important in everyday scenes.
  • National Science Foundation
Renowned neurologist and author Oliver Sacks passed away this weekend. In this video, he discusses Charles Bonnet syndrome and hallucinations.
  • TED
Sheldon Miller answers children's questions on colorblindness, whether it can be treated, and how people become color blind.
  • National Eye Institute
Learn about the National Eye Institute’s effort to restore vision in difficult-to-treat eye diseases.
  • National Eye Institute
  • 4 min

3D Brain

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