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In the News: Visual Stability

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In the News: "That strange mechanism by which we see the world delayed"
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visual world we perceive seems stable - despite all the changes and movements we see. Researchers (including Concetta Morrone) have proposed that this stability is the result of simultaneous modifications of both space and time neural mechanisms which are anchored in external space. Everytime we move our eyes, there could be a reorganization of the connections between neurons to ensure stability - and this results in a distortion between real and perceived time. To accommodate this change, the brain must reset both the inner and the 'real' clock at the end of each ocular movement. (Article is in Italian)
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