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Sci. Aging Knowl. Environ., 9 February 2005
Vol. 2005, Issue 6, p. nf12
[DOI: 10.1126/sageke.2005.6.nf12]

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The Better to See You With

Older folks surpass youngsters in discerning one kind of motion

Mitch Leslie

http://sageke.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/full/2005/6/nf12

Abstract: Wisdom may increase with age, but vision typically deteriorates. However, new work suggests that one visual ability improves: detecting the movement of certain types of patterns. The counterintuitive outcome might stem from a communication breakdown between visual neurons.

Citation: M. Leslie, The Better to See You With. Sci. Aging Knowl. Environ. 2005 (6), nf12 (2005).

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