Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Blindness and the brain

After two surgeries to cure his blindness of 40 years, Mike May was frustrated with the results. The 43-year-old could see the outlines of his wife's face but not the details. Why couldn't he "see" more clearly with what doctors claimed was one perfectly-functioning eye? The answer was surprising: his brain.

Read the entire NPR article at http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=129731859&sc=fb&cc=fp

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