Fixing My Gaze: A Scientist's Journey Into Seeing in Three Dimensions

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Basic Books, May 26, 2009 - Science - 272 pages
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A neuroscientist tells the remarkable story of how she rewired her own brain—and came to see the world anew

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When Susan Barry was an infant, she developed crossed eyes- strabisimus. When she was seven, she had surgery to correct them. They looked normal then. It wasn’t until she was in college that she ... Read full review

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The world you see may not be the same everyone else sees. Imagine, however, if you could suddenly gain a new perspective on the world you couldn't access before. That, in essence, is the story behind ... Read full review

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About the author (2009)

Susan R. Barry is a professor of neurobiology in the Department of Biological Sciences at Mount Holyoke College. She speaks regularly to scientists, eye doctors, and educators on the topic of neuronal plasticity. She has been featured on NPR and in a New Yorker article by renowned neurologist Oliver Sacks entitled “Stereo Sue.” She and her husband have two grown children and live in South Hadley, Massachusetts.

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