Thursday, February 25, 2010

Pawan Sinha: Blindness and How the Brain learns to see

Project Prakash
Prakash = Outreach + Treatment + Study

About this talk
Pawan Sinha details his groundbreaking research into how the brain's visual system develops. Sinha and his team provide free vision-restoring treatment to children born blind, and then study how their brains learn to interpret visual data. The work offers insights into neuroscience, engineering and even autism.

Project Prakash website:

Project Prakash on Facebook

Research Paper: Vision Following Extended Congenital Blindness

Time Magazine Article:
Where Blindness is Epidemic

Nature Magazine Paper:
Look and Learn

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