Brain Cells Have 'Memory', Researcher Discovers

Friday, April 3, 2009 - 09:07 in Psychology & Sociology

As we look at the world around us, images flicker into our brains like disparate pixels on a computer screen that change several times a second. Yet we don't perceive the world as a constantly flashing computer display. Why not? Neuroscientists think that part of the answer lies in a special region of the brain's visual cortex which is in charge of distinguishing between background and foreground images.

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