Seeing Invisible Colors: Part II
Brain Basics / Sensation and Perception

Seeing Invisible Colors: Part II

In a recent Knowing Neurons piece, we explored the exotic visual abilities of other animals, while lamenting the limitations of human color vision.  In this article, we stretch those limits and celebrate some peculiarities of trichromatic color vision. Recall that a typical person has color receptors (cone cells) for red, green, and blue wavelengths of … Continue reading

Science Advocacy on Capitol Hill: Bridging the Legislative Gap to Medical Research Funding
Did You Know? / Neuro News / Science Policy

Science Advocacy on Capitol Hill: Bridging the Legislative Gap to Medical Research Funding

Last Thursday, September 17th I had the privilege of joining over 300 organizations including patients, physicians and fellow researchers in the Rally for Medical Research on Capitol Hill. Now in the third year of gathering to raise awareness for medical research, we met with Congressional representatives and staff from 40 states to demand “robust, sustainable … Continue reading