Those Who Once Were Blind Can Learn To See, Study Shows

Tue, 20 Feb 2007 10:00 AM EST

... How does the human brain "learn" to see? If the brain is deprived of visual input early in life, can it later learn to see at all? MIT researchers are exploring those questions by studying some unique patients -- people who were born blind, or blinded very young, and later had their sight restored. ...