Seek support from people who are encouraging you, not those who are trying to decrease your enthusiasm

Today, neurologists understand that the brain is an unbelievably plastic thing, capable of learning a new language or healing from injury well past adolescence. But Barry's experience taught her a deeper, more essential lesson: every person possesses the ability to be a participant in her own rehabilitation. Patients are not merely subjects to be acted upon. Barry is confident that observation of your own habits and ailments can be a powerful tool in changing them -- but only if you surround yourself with people who are willing to listen. "Seek support from other…Read more …

There is no perception without action

"Try the following simple experiment: Close or cover one eye. Then look up and down. You might notice that the scene appears to move down when you move your eyes up and vice versa. Yet, your sense of the world is that it is fixed and stable. Now, take your index finger and push it gently against the eyeball of your open eye. You may notice that the whole world appears to move. Indeed, you might find this slightly nauseating. In both situations, images moved across your retina, yet your perceptual experience was…Read more …

Why do I have trouble reading?

"If you struggle with keeping both eyes at the same point on the page, you may be able to read fine if asked to read a single sentence or paragraph but not if asked to read for many minutes. We have no trouble recognizing that a child with a mild limp may be able to walk from one end of the classroom to the other with little difficulty, but we would not expect that same child to be able to run a mile on the school playground as well as a child with…Read more …

Perceptual flow

Now the next problem is this... When I'm calm the fusion is there quite often when just looking straight ahead, but once I start moving around or do a complicated eye task I lose it. So to extrapolate the fusion to moments of movement I do the following: - I move a lot even though it makes me dizzy and motion sick. I need to do it to get used to it. I'm not talking about extreme things: biking, running, walking, balance excercise, ... - While doing my fusion computer excercises I move…Read more …