visual system


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Related to visual system: visual cortex, auditory system, Visual pathway
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Noun1.visual system - the sensory system for vision
eye, oculus, optic - the organ of sight
nervus opticus, optic nerve, optic tract, second cranial nerve - the cranial nerve that serves the retina
sensory system - the body's system of sense organs
visual modality, visual sense, vision, sight - the ability to see; the visual faculty
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The visual system connected with other areas in the brain responsible for memory, emotions, planning and movement.
The fish have an unusual visual system that is adapted for twilight conditions.
"Our new study shows that the VOF may provide the fundamental white matter connection between two parts of the visual system: that which identifies objects, words and faces and that which orients us in space," said Pestilli, senior author and assistant professor in the College of Arts and Sciences' Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, whose work on the collaborative project began as a research associate at Stanford University.
In explanation, he referred to the black and blue/white and gold dress, saying that our visual system takes its best guess at the colour and communicates that to our minds.
In a series of studies, Matsumiya took advantage of a phenomenon called the "face aftereffect" to investigate whether our visual system responds to nonvisual signals for processing faces.
We rely on our visual system more heavily than previously thought in determining the causality of events.
Two of the visual systems will be installed on Emirates' new Airbus A380 and Boeing 777 flight training simulators, one will replace an existing 777 visual system and the remaining seven will be upgrades to existing simulators with Rockwell Collins visual components.
It added that two of the visual systems will be installed on Emirates' new Airbus A380 and Boeing 777 flight training simulators, while one will replace an existing 777 visual system and the remaining seven will be upgrades to existing simulators with Rockwell Collins visual components.
Brain signals were fed into a computer program that learned how each person's visual system responded to scenes in the movies.
They establish a background for an engineering audience on the physiological constitution of the human visual system, present the different classes of computational retina models, analyze the neural activity metrics, and examine the electronic devices and circuits required to implement a bioelectronic vision system and metrics to determine how well it accomplishes its goal.
Eugenio Culurciello, associate professor of electrical engineering at Yale University's School of Engineering and Applied Science in New Haven, Conn., has developed a supercomputer based on the human visual system that, he said, will one day allow cars to drive themselves.
The National Eye Institute (NEI), part of the National Institutes of Health, is bringing together premier researchers who translate molecular and genetic approaches from the laboratory to visual system diseases in the clinic.

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