A Novel View of How the Brain Processes the Visual World (1 of 1) (video) American Association for the Advancement of Science Share Print E-Mail Loading video... Caption This video includes the introduction and summary of our research. The visual information on the external world comes into your brain, and different "features" (e.g., color and shape of an object in front of you) are processed in different brain areas through the corresponding database called "representation." In the present study, we have challenged a conventional view on how the neuronal representation generates among the cortical hierarchy, and found a novel mechanism named "precursor-code creation and proliferation" for generating the representation of object-object association at the final stage of visual shape processing in the primate brain. This video relates to a paper that appeared in the July 12, 2013, issue of Science, published by AAAS. The paper, by Toshiyuki Hirabayashi at the University of Tokyo School of Medicine in Tokyo, Japan, and colleagues was titled, "Microcircuits for Hierarchical Elaboration of Object Coding Across Primate Temporal Areas." Credit [All Rights Reserved, Copyright © 2013 Department of Physiology, The University of Tokyo School of Medicine] Usage Restrictions Please cite the owner of the video when publishing. This video may be freely used by reporters as part of news coverage, with proper attribution. Non-reporters must contact Science for permission. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.