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Fixing my gaze : a scientist's journey into seeing in three dimensions

Author: Susan R Barry
Publisher: New York : Basic Books, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"When neuroscientist Susan Barry was fifty years old, she took an unforgettable trip to Manhattan. As she emerged from the dim light of the subway into the sunshine, she saw a view of the city that she had witnessed many times in the past but now saw in an astonishingly new way. Skyscrapers on street corners appeared to loom out toward her like the bows of giant ships. Tree branches projected upward and outward,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Autobiographies
Nonfiction
Named Person: Susan R Barry; Susan R Barry; Susan R Barry
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Susan R Barry
ISBN: 9780465009138 0465009131 9780465020737 0465020739
OCLC Number: 246894504
Description: xvi, 249 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Stereoblind --
Mixed-up beginnings --
School crossings --
Knowing where to look --
Fixing my gaze --
The space between --
When two eyes see as one --
Nature and nurture --
Vision and revision.
Responsibility: Susan R. Barry.

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From the foreword by Oliver Sacks ""Fixing My Gaze" is a beautiful description and appreciation of two very distinct ways of seeing... But it is also an exploration of much more. Sue is at pains not Read more...

 
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