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Blind woman can see objects - but only if they are in motion

7 monthes ago   |   By National Post

A tennis-ball sized clump of brain tissue crucial for vision is missing from both sides of Milena Canning's brain, which means she really shouldn't see a thing. And she doesn't - unless it's moving.
Years of testing by Western University scientists in London, Ont., have revealed a 48-year-old Scottish woman has a rare phenomenon that lets her see objects in motion, like clothes tossing in a front-loading washer or bathwater as she swirls it with her hand. But static objects are mostly invisible.
The phenomenon is known as Riddoch syndrome. It was first described by Scottish neurologist...
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