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Contact: Dr. Alexander Huk
huk@mail.utexas.edu
512-232-6095
University of Texas at Austin

Dr. Bas Rokers, University of Texas at Austin

Caption: Drs. Bas Rokers (pictured), Alex Huk and Larry Cormack discovered the center for 3-D motion processing in the human brain, the MT+ area. An enhanced image of Rokers' brain from an fMRI scan shows the MT+ area active when perceiving 3-D motion (bright blue area in the lower left of the photo).

Credit: Brain rendering by Thadeus Czuba. Photo by Marsha Miller.

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