Congratulations, dr. Azzurra!

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On November 1st, Azzurra Invernizzi defended her thesis “A computational view of the brain plasticity at rest”. In her studies, she describes a number of studies on the use of resting-state fMRI to better understand the human brain in health … Continued

Congratulations, dr. Minke!

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On October 13th, Minke de Boer defended her PhD thesis “Keeping track of emotions; Audiovisual integration for emotion recognition and compensation for sensory degradations captured by perceptual strategies”. In her thesis, she describes a number of studies on human visual … Continued

Keeping an eye out on the visual field

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Perimetry, – the measurement of retinal sensitivity at different visual field locations–is an essential and often used procedure in ophthalmology. The most common technique for this is Standard Automated Perimetry. For various reasons, this technique is less suitable for use … Continued

As time goes by …..

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How does the brain of patients with the ophthalmic disease glaucoma change over time? In a paper published in “Frontiers in Human Neuroscience”, Shereif Haykal and co-authors show that over a period of several years, the visual pathways of glaucoma … Continued

Blurred emotions

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Sensory loss in either the eyes or the ears affects our ability to recognize emotions, but does loss in both eyes and ears further worsen our ability to interpret multisensory signals? In a recent paper published in the journal “Vision … Continued

With an eye to the future

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University Medical Centre Groningen’s (UMCG) Laboratory of Experimental Ophthalmology (LEO) and Bulbitech AS to collaborate on the evaluation of eye-movement based ophthalmic screening techniques. Facilitated by an equipment grant from the UMCG, the Laboratory of Experimental Ophthalmology (LEO) has signed … Continued