Looking Vs. Seeing

Tuesday, September 23, 2008 - 11:00 in Psychology & Sociology

The superior colliculus has long been thought of as a rapid orienting center of the brain that allows the eyes and head to turn swiftly either toward or away from the sights and sounds in our environment. Two complementary studies have revealed that the superior colliculus performs supervisory functions in addition to the motor control it has long been known for.

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