Sights unseen

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Visual hallucinations are perceptions without a physical stimulus to relate the percept too. People who suffer from psychosis often experience visual hallucinations, but the properties of these hallucinations are not well known yet. Marouska van Ommen and co-authors published a … Continued

Observing half a brain

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What happens to the visual system of the brain if one hemisphere gets removed completely at a late (age 3) developmental stage? In a paper published in the journal “Neural Plasticity”, Hinke Halbertsma and co-authors revisited the visual field maps … Continued

Art that moves you

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On August 21st, Frans Cornelissen gave a presentation at the Noorderzon Festival in Groningen about “The Art of Vision”. The presentation was part of a trio of presentations together with Iris Sommer and Barend van Heusden under the title “Art … Continued

Our brain, art and visual illusions

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On June 17th, Hinke Halbertsma gave a presentation at the Fries Museum in Leeuwarden about the visual system, and how illusions can be a powerful source for understanding it. Furthermore, she addressed how artists use this information by making paintings … Continued

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Promise project nominated

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The Promise project, a collaboration of UMCG’s LEO, Royal Dutch Visio, the RUG, and Reperio has been nominated for the Health Valley Bridge price. The price highlights projects that use technology to ensure... READ MORE

Joana Carvalho wins BCN thesis award

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During the on-line Wintermeeting of the Research School of Behavioral and Cognitive Neurosciences on Feb. 4th 2021, “our” Joana Carvalho has won the “best thesis of the year award” for her PhD thesis... READ MORE