Thursday, March 17, 2005

Experts 'See' More with 'Less'

Along the lines of 'Easy' Problem Solving - abstraction of essential details can look like less brain work for an expert. In this insightful Oxford study, the artist used very little visual cortex (bottom of the brain with this fMRI view) to 'see' and plan a visual sketch of a subject. He 'thought' more than 'seeing' in his visual study, using the frontal analytical parts of his brain (top right).

fMRI Artist

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