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Holographic Brain Theory

  See Also: Stanford University Engineering Lecture on Fourier Analysis Wikipedia on Karl Pribram Karl Pribram on HBT on Scholarpedia Interview with Dr. Pribram¬†on the mind and HBT – The mind is not a ‘thing’ but a process, one of…

Optical Illusions

A large portion of the effect of this illusion is the early signal processing that occurs in the retina that enhances edge contrast and detects movement. The fuzzy circles in the centre appear to move, and this is more so…

Preschool Vision Care

  One of the simplest and most cost-effective treatments for a child with visual dysfunction and associated risks to reading fluency is the preschool vision assessment. In Alberta, the basic ‘eye exam’ is covered by the Province and this should…

Hormone-Sparing Light

  In the July 4, 2011 edition of the New York Times, Laura Beils article “In Eyes, a Clock Calibrated by Wavelengths of Light” describes a fascinating series of research studies involving how we respond to exposure to artificial light…

Myopia

  When we say someone is ‘nearsighted’, it means their vision is ‘near’, that is, they see better up close than far away. This is the reverse problem optically from farsightedness, and a much different problem physiologically, or in terms…

External Links

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LDAC Official Definition of Learning Disabilities

Note: This ‘official’ definition of Learning Disabilities is put forth by the Learning Disabilities of Canada, and is very similar to that put forth by their American counterparts (http://www.ldaamerica.org/aboutld/parents/special_ed/eligibility.asp). It is not a scientific definition, but a consensus definition for…

Sample Activity: pdbq

Dear Reader, This is just a sample of the entire activity set to help with letter reversals, one of the common reasons for concern about¬†dyslexia. Download this file: ‘pdbq 24’ – Sample Worksheet. Remember this is only a sample of…

Buying Toys

See Also: Favourite Toys Holiday/Birthday Toys: Have Fun and Build Vision We all grow following the same path, beginning from when sperm meets egg, through gestation, birth, and beyond. As we grow, we learn, without even trying. It’s a natural…

VT at Home: Ophthalmology Wakes Up

In the late 1800s and early 1900s, some ophthalmologists considered very seriously different elements of visual function (control of the movement of the eyes) insofar as it contributes to significant dysfunction and interferes with reading. At times, the concepts of…