Health products, like detox teas and mood-boosting waters , rely on a lack of neuroscientific knowledge to make their claims. Some of these claims are unsubstantiated, while others are completely made up. My doctoral research investigates visual processing, but when I look at the big picture, I realize that what I'm really studying are fundamental aspects of brain anatomy, connectivity and communication. One specific function of the visual system that I have studied during my degree is the blue-light detecting molecule, melanopsin.
There's No Evidence 'Blue-Light Blocking' Glasses Help You Sleep, Says Neurologist
I added a citation to Beckwith's book, but I am not sure that he or anyone authoritative claims that Blue Light still exists. It'd be good to have a Blue Light article, but when it's written it should be longer that two lines. Any volunteers? Blue Light is used for tooth whitening procedures and is significant in a number of scientific areas, this redirect should removed.
Alison Michelle Neel , University of Mississippi. Red and blue light pathways interact with one another to guide the phototropic growth and development of seedlings. Both roots and hypocotyls experience phototropism.