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Study shows remarkable adaptability of our brain's vision center

Researchers learn how visual cortex of blind children adapts to respond to spoken language, sound

Conscious perception has little to do with primary visual cortex, research suggests

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The visual dorsal stream (green) and ventral stream (purple) are shown. The ventral stream is responsible for color perception.

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Scientists studying brain process involved in sight have found the visual cortex also uses information gleaned from the ears as well as the eyes when viewing the world.