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Hidden Depths

To remember something, do you need to consciously see it? The belief in a strong link between something being visible to the eye, and the maintenance of corresponding neuronal activity is supported by several theories of visual awareness. But recent work is challenging this notion: it would appear that things that seem “invisible” to the naked eye can still be stored by the brain.

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Roisin McGuigan

I have an extensive academic background in the life sciences, having studied forensic biology and human medical genetics in my time at Strathclyde and Glasgow Universities. My research, data presentation and bioinformatics skills plus my ‘wet lab’ experience have been a superb grounding for my role as a deputy editor at Texere Publishing. The job allows me to utilize my hard-learned academic skills and experience in my current position within an exciting and contemporary publishing company.

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