How does sensory development in dogs and wolves relate to behavioral optometry?

Genetically, dogs and wolves are the same species. They are able to hybridize, will happily do so given the opportunity, and the offspring are healthy and fertile. In spite of their genetic similarities, behaviourally speaking they are very different. To tame a wolf is practically impossible. Why this is when they're technically not even a separate species from "man's best friend" has long been a puzzle. Now, doctoral research by evolutionary biologist Kathryn Lord at the University of Massachusetts Amherst suggests the different behaviors are related to the animals' earliest sensory experiences and…Read more …
My granddad is a 3D nerd

My granddad is a 3D nerd

Throughout his life my granddad has always been very fond of photography and until this day he tries to keep up with current developments in digital photography. Back in his early days he had one of the first cameras and even one of the first stereocameras. It's safe to say he was an early adopter of the 3D technology back in the fifties. This makes for interesting photos and material. He has this ancient case containing two frame slides with pictures he took during his lifetime. Even pictures of my grand grand father.…Read more …
Book Review: Suddenly Successful: How Behavioral Optometry Helps You Overcome Learning, Health And Behavioral Problems

Book Review: Suddenly Successful: How Behavioral Optometry Helps You Overcome Learning, Health And Behavioral Problems

One word: mind-boggling. Anyone with eyes should read it and honestly I had some problems curbing my enthusiasm. Having discovered about Vision Therapy through the internet and Susan Barry’s 2009 publication ‘Fixing my Gaze’ which is equally mind blowing and emphasizes the beauty and advantages of having stereovision and the brain processes involved in acquiring it for people with long standing strabismus as myself, you would think this form of life changing treatment is fairly new. Well, nothing is less true… This 1991 publication totally bursts that bubble. The main author of ‘Suddenly successful’…Read more …