Vision Beyond Eyesight

You’ve probably heard that Beethoven lost his hearing later in life, and yet still composed music that is revered today. It’s thought that many of history’s greatest artists have actually had sensory impairment, even those critically acclaimed for their work at the highest degree. Associate Professor Andrew Anderson, who specialises in Optometry & Vision Sciences at the University of Melbourne, was with us to go into how the loss of one sense rewires the sensitivity of our other senses.

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