Author Archives: Marina Anastasiou

Parkinson’s Researchers Shed Light on Brain Area Controlling Eye Movements

Swedish researchers report that the massive burden of prioritizing visual stimuli from our environment lies with the the superior colliculus area of the brain. This ancient part of the brain may provide clues regarding the mechanisms leading to Parkinson’s disease, where patients often have impaired eye movement. The Karolinska Institute research paper, “Spatiotemporal interplay between…

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