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Optical Illusions: How Our Eyes Trick Our Minds

Infographic made by Jon Munro of Supersavers Opticians based in Dublin, Ireland. http://www.supersaversopticians.ie/glaucoma-test.php


Vision Myth #4

Vision Myth #4 – Adult brains cannot change or grow after a certain “critical period” in childhood. FALSE. New research in Neuroplasticity, or the plasticity of the brain, refutes claims that the brain is a fixed, static organ that does not change throughout…


How Do You Relax Your Eyes?

Before finding out how to relax your eyes, let’s explore why you need to relax your eyes in the first place. What difference does it make if your eyes are tense or relaxed? Let’s do a little experiment. Clench your hands. Do you…


Mind and Vision: Retrain the Brain

Did you know that you do not see with your eyes? The eyes are simply organs that receive light. This light strikes the retina and sends impulses through the optic nerve to the visual cortex in the back of the brain, which interprets…