V2, a special region in the visual cortex, stitches together the visual data from each eye to produce one seamless 3-D image.
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Scientists found that some blind people can follow spots with their eyes or point them out.
In the Academy Award-winning movie “Ray,” the young, recently blinded Ray Charles is shown to have very finely tuned hearing. Standing very still in the middle of a room, he is able to track down the hushed movements of a small bug. It was even reported that Jamie Foxx, the actor who played Ray Charles, when he was artificially blinded began to tune in to sounds he otherwise would not have noticed. Is it true that blind people have better, almost supernatural hearing abilities? Learn more on this Moment of Science.