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Neuron. 2005 Feb 3;45(3):325-7.

Motion perception getting better with age?

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  • 1Vanderbilt Vision Research Center and Department of Psychology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37203, USA.

Abstract

Older people can discriminate visual motion of large, high-contrast stimuli better than young adults. This surprising result, reported by Betts et al. in this issue of Neuron, suggests weaker center-surround antagonism in senescence, perhaps attributable to age-related reduction in GABA-mediated inhibition.

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