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  • Penn Researchers Untangle the Biological Effects of Blue Light

    Psychology graduate student Manuel Spitschan, Psychology faculty member and IRCS Director David Brainard, and Neurology faculty member Geoffrey Aguirre have teased apart the separate biological responses of the human eye to blue light, revealing an unexpected contest for control.

  • Penn Research Shows How Brain Can Tell Magnitude of Errors

    Psychology faculty member Javier Medina and former Biology graduate student Farzaneh Najafi have made another advance in understanding how the brain detects errors caused by unexpected sensory events. This type of error detection is what allows the brain to learn from its mistakes, which is critical for improving fine motor control.

  • IRCS alumna wins prestigious Early Independence Award

    Elika Bergelson, a former IGERT trainee at IRCS, has been awarded a $1.25M Early Independence Award from NIH.

  • Penn hosts 2014 Optical Society Vision Meeting

    Penn is proud to host the 2014 Optical Society Vision Meeting, October 10-12, 2014.