Optical Illusions Behind the Scenes!

Posted July 11, 2018

The Mechanisms behind Optical Illusions Have you ever seen something that isn’t really there? Could your mind be playing tricks on you? The “tricks” might be your brain reacting to feedback between neurons in different parts of the visual system, according to a study published in the Journal of Neuroscience by Carnegie Mellon University Assistant Professor […]

Optical Illusions

Posted July 5, 2018

What are Optical Illusions? Optical illusions are images that are misleading or deceptive to our brains through the use of colour, light and patterns. The information gathered by the eye is processed by the brain, creating a perception that in reality, does not match the true image. Perception refers to the interpretation of what we […]

Orthoptist Acknowledgment

Posted July 5, 2018

 Excellence of UTS Orthoptists Acknowledged Graduates from the Masters of Orthoptics program, University of Technology Sydney (UTS), Graduate School of Health (GSH), were recognised at the School’s annual Orthoptics Prize and Scholarship evening back in May this year. The 2017 Orthoptics Australia (OA) Prize was presented to our very own Genevieve Mooney. The award was […]