MARK CHANGIZI's Research Hub
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    VISION
  1. O2AMP: Eyewear technology enhancing perception of health and emotion. || Company news: DiscCh ABC a b c d e f g h i j k ... ||
  2. EVOLUTION of COLOR: Bare skin, blood, and why we see in color || 1 VR news: a b c d e f g h i j k ... ||
  3. BINOCULARITY: "X-ray vision" and why we have forward-facing eyes || 1 2 VR news: a b c d e f g h i j k ||
  4. ILLUSIONS: Perceiving-the-present: a unifying theory of illusions || 1 2 3 4 25k VR news: TED a b c d e f g h i j k ... ||
  5. LETTER SHAPE: Natural scenes drive the shapes of visual signs || 1 VR news: a b c d e f g h i j k ... ||
  6. VISUAL COMPUTATION: Harnessing your visual system to carry out computations || 1 VR news: a b c d e f g h i j k ... ||
  7. WHY ADVERTS WORK: Mere exposure, and why seeing rationally affects what we like || 1 news: a b c d e f g ||
  8. VISUAL OXIMETRY: Harnessing color vision for oximetry || 1 news: a vid b c d e f g h i j k ||
  9. THIRST & PERCEPTION: How thirst modulates the perception of transparency || 1 news: a b c d ||
    COGNITIVE SCIENCE
  1. ORIGINS OF EMOTIONS: Grand unified theory of emotions. || COMING...maybe ||
  2. HUMAN 3.0: What's next, after human? || The hybrid novel (coming) ||
  3. LANGUAGE & MUSIC ORIGINS: Speech & music mimic object & human events || HARNESSED news: a b c d e f g h i j k l m ||
  4. LEXICON: Organization, economy and number of hierarchical levels in the lexicon || 1 news: a b c d e f ||
  5. WRITING SYSTEMS: Complexity of writing over human history || 1 VR news: a b c d e f g h i j k ... ||
  6. APPETITE: Learning of thirst and hunger in rats; acquisition of appetitive behavior || 1 ||
  7. RIDDLE of INDUCTION: A general theory of prior probability || 1 25k ||
  8. VAGUENESS of LANGUAGE: Why natural language is vague || 1 2 25k ||
  9. AHA! MOMENTS: Mathematical inevitability of the "Eureka" phenomenon || 1 2 ||
  10. LEARNING THEORY: Ultimate computational limits on learning || 1 2 ||
    THEORETICAL (NEURO)BIOLOGY
  1. SELF-VISIBLE FACE: The shape of the face and its emotional expressions. || COMING ||
  2. PRUNEY FINGERS: Why fingers and feet wrinkle when wet. || 1 news: TED, NPR Video, a b c d e f g h i j k ||
  3. CITIES: Scaling principles for city highway networks || 1 news: a b c d e f g h i j k ||
  4. VISUAL CORTEX: Why there are about 15 hierarchical levels in the ventral stream || 1 ||
  5. BRAIN SCALING: Principles governing how bigger brains are made || 1 2 chapter encycl 25k news: a b c d e ||
  6. MAMMALIAN BEHAVIOR: Behaviors, muscles and encephalization || 1 25k ||
  7. NEURON and ARTERY SHAPE: Self-organization and optimality of neurons and arteries || 1 2 ||
  8. NUMBER of LIMBS: Why animals have as many limbs as they do || 1 25k demo news: a b c ||
  9. COMPLEX NETWORKS: Evolution of complexity in organisms and languages. || 1 2 3 4 5 25k news: a b c d ||