Monthly Archives: June 2018

Time to Explore: The New Lands!

Hi friends of the North Woods! I am Michaela, one of the North Woods stewards this summer. The past couple of weeks have been busy! We have learned a lot about the North Woods: removing fallen trees, identifying different plants and leading tours. We … Continue reading Continue reading

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A Great First Week!

Hello everyone, my name is Zoe and I am one of your North Woods Stewards for the summer of 2018! Our first week was jammed packed with lots of fun tasks that I would love to share with you all. … Continue reading Continue reading

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Why Does the Cortex Reorganize After Sensory Loss?

Investigating the Teleology of Cortical Reorganization A growing body of evidence demonstrates that the brain can reorganize dra- matically following sensory loss. Although the existence of such neuroplastic crossmodal changes is not in doubt, the functional significance of… Read More Continue reading

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Retina and LGN

A demonstration written in Mathematica to show the interaction of the retina and LGN on the sampling of image information from the eyes. You can play with the receptive field size to see how the whole “Hybrid Images”… Read More Continue reading

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