What do you know about blindness?
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What do you know about blindness? by Herbert C. Yahraes

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Published in [New York .
Written in English


  • Blind,
  • Blindness,
  • Blind -- Rehabilitation

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Edition Notes

SeriesPublic affairs pamphlet[s] -- no. 124, Public affairs pamphlet (Public Affairs Committee) -- no. 124.
The Physical Object
Pagination32 p.
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15096133M
LC Control Number47002413

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  Blindness is the inability to see things, even light. It can be partial or complete. Learn about causes, diagnosis, treatment, and more. Books shelved as blindness: All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr, Blindness by José Saramago, Girl, Stolen by April Henry, Not If I See You First. Blindness (Portuguese: Ensaio sobre a cegueira, meaning Essay on Blindness) is a novel by Portuguese author José is one of his most famous novels, along with The Gospel According to Jesus Christ and Baltasar and , Saramago received the Nobel Prize for Literature, and Blindness was one of his works noted by the committee when announcing the by: Prosopagnosia (from Greek prósōpon, meaning "face", and agnōsía, meaning "non-knowledge"), also called face blindness, is a cognitive disorder of face perception in which the ability to recognize familiar faces, including one's own face (self-recognition), is impaired, while other aspects of visual processing (e.g., object discrimination) and intellectual functioning (e.g., decision-making.

1. Why you can’t remember if your friend wears glasses. Ever see somebody and just know something’s different, but have absolutely no idea what? It turns out this is related to the subject of change blindness, as well as the fact that our brains are hard wired to recognize faces.   The term “blindness” is relative because it is the government and not the doctor that determines who is qualified to be referred to as “blind.” In most instances, the term “blind” does not mean that an individual cannot see at all. “Total blindness” refers . The book explained what colors “look” like to someone who is blind. I decided to turn it into a small unit study so I planned a few activities for the kids to go along with the book. I set up containers of coffee beans, cooked spaghetti, dish soap, popcorn kernels, and taco spice seasoning. Night blindness, as most of us know, is a visual impairment which occurs in darkness. One may not categorize it as total sightlessness, but the loss of vision in these cases is quite substantial. Such people are unable to adjust their vision in dim lights or darkness. Night blindness can be present in some from the time they are born.

  If so, you might have face blindness—officially called prosopagnosia, from the Greek word prosopon, meaning face, and agnosia, meaning ignorance. As many as 1 . José Saramago's Blindness starts out with one man spontaneously going blind in the middle of rush hour. Confused and scared, a crowd gathers, their frustration forgotten, and one man offers to drive him home. Once he has the blind man home, he proceeds to steal the first blind man's car. Blindness was first published as Ensaio sobre a cegueira in Portugal in The English translation was released in This book has been Saramago's most widely read book, partly because of the release of the movie, directed by Brazilian director Fernando Meirelles, based on novel.   Forget what you think you know. Eagleman tackles in his book, 'The Brain: The Story of You.' Open mobile menu if—a big if—you have developed the other blindness skills to make you a.