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Special Topics in Vision Science

Related Resources

The links below are online references for additional resources in the field of visual perception. These range from professional societies that maintain links to areas that any reader can explore in this field. Many of the linked sites provide resources for further study, as well as downloadable resources that can be used for classroom teaching.


The Cognitive Science Society has the latest news and information on conferences, funding, and employment, along with a host of related conferences.

The Cognitive Neuroscience Society is committed to the development of mind and brain research aimed at investigating the psychological, computational, and neuroscientific bases of cognition.


The Society for Neuroscience addresses the study of brain development, sensation and perception, learning and memory, movement, sleep, stress, aging and neurological and psychiatric disorders. It also includes the molecules, cells and genes responsible for nervous system functioning.

The International Brain Research Organization was founded to enhance the mobilization and utilization of the world’s scientific resources for research on the brain.

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is the steward of medical and behavioral research for the United States, governed under the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

The National Science Foundation fosters the interchange of scientific information among scientists and engineers in the United States and foreign countries.

Online References

The Human Brain is an online virtual hospital site hosted by the University of Iowa that provides a stunning array of images of the human central nervous system from infants to adults.

The Whole Brain Atlas, hosted by the Harvard Medical School, displays pictures from MRI to fMRI in various disease states.


MICCAI98. International conference on medical image computing and computer-assisted intervention.

Dynamics of Neural Networks: From Biophysics to Behavior, Institute for Theoretical Physics, UCSB 23 July - 22 December 2001 This workshop was organized around three overlapping themes: perception and movement, learning and memory, and development.