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Recently a number of studies have shown that under certain circumstances, very large changes can be made in a picture without observers noticing them.
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Playing action video games can boost an aspect of adult vision previously thought to be fixed.

2009-03-29

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Project 10^100 is a call for ideas to change the world by helping as many people as possible.
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This study confirmed that hammerhead sharks have anterior binocular vision. That means they can see directly ahead while swimming and can accurately judge distance, particularly to any prey they hunt. What's more, the researchers show that the degree of overlap between the two eyes increases with head width...

2009-11-27

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The Semantic Robot Vision Challenge (SRVC) is a robot scavenger hunt competition that is designed to push the state of the art in image understanding and automatic acquisition of knowledge from large unstructured databases of images (such as those generally found on the web). In this competition, fully autonomous robots receive a text list of objects that they are to find. They use the web to automatically find image examples of those...

2010-01-05

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Perception is not about capturing a full picture of reality, but taking snapshots of the world and making the rest up. ... Information captured by the retina takes about 100 milliseconds to reach the brain. To compensate for this lag, the brain predicts what the world will look like in the near future and acts on this prediction rather than the real information at its disposal. This is useful in real-world situations such as driving a car...

2008-12-24

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The trick is to change the speed and direction in which light travels through the material - that is, to change the material's refractive index...

2010-03-18

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A Merseyside soldier blinded by a grenade in Iraq has said his life has been turned around by technology that allows him to "see" with his tongue...

2010-03-15

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A man with an inherited form of blindness has been able to identify letters and a clock face using a pioneering implant, researchers say.

2010-11-03

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