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Brain's Center for Perceiving 3-D Motion Is Identified

July 21, 2009

Bas Rokers Neuroscientists have pinpointed where and how the brain processes 3-D motion using specially developed computer displays and an fMRI (functional magnetic resonance imaging) machine to scan the brain. Full Story

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