Jul 4, 2020

Some Blind People Can Still See, And Their Brains Could Help Explain Consciousness

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Imagine being completely blind but still being able to see. Does that sound impossible? Well, it happens.

A few years ago, a man (let’s call him Barry) suffered two strokes in quick succession. As a result, Barry was completely blind, and he walked with a stick.

One day, some psychologists placed Barry in a corridor full of obstacles like boxes and chairs. They took away his walking stick and told him to walk down the corridor.

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