A SPLASH OF COLOUR

1. Seeing neurons  in the living human eye

Using techniques borrowed from astronomy, vision scientists can take high-resolution images of the retina, the fine layer of cells in the back of your eye.

With Hannah Smithson and Laura Young

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A SPLASH OF COLOUR

2. Neurons code the colours we see

All activity in your brain – including those which mediates your perception of colour – is based on electrical messages between neurons. Vision scientists can measure these signals at the eye, and at the back of the brain. 

With Neil Parry.

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