Results challenge conventional wisdom about where the brain begins processing visual information

2 marzo 2015

Neuroscientists generally think of the front end of the human visual system as a simple light detection system: The patterns produced when light falls on the retina are relayed to the visual cortex at the rear of the brain, where all of the «magic» happens that transforms these patterns into the three-dimensional world view that we perceive with our mind’s eye. Now, however, a brain imaging study challenges this basic assumption.