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How brains learn to see

TEDIndia 2009 · 18:23 · Filmed Nov 2009
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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.

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Visual neuroscientist
Pawan Sinha researches how our brains interpret what our eyes see — and uses that research to give blind children the gift of sight. Full bio

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