Vision and Movement

  • 1984 ----- color ----- 54 min ----- vhs///
  • (Brain, The series, Part 2) Shares information about the area in the back of the head that is devoted to the phenomenon of sight. Describes research that tries to establish what information the visual cortex actually receives and how nerve cells decode. Shows an experiment in which a British art student agrees to wear inversion glasses for a week, tracing her adaptations. Examines the interaction between movement and vision, explaining something of how the coordination takes place in the cerebellum.
  • Topics: (Biology, Physiology, Psychology: Bio-Behavioral)