Scientists reveal secret of girl with 'all seeing eye'
July 20th, 2009 Scientists reveal secret of girl with 'all seeing eye'
An MRI scan shows how the nasal retinal optic nerve has connected to the left hemisphere of the brain (image is inverted).
(PhysOrg.com) — Scientists have discovered how a 10-year-old girl born with half a brain is able to see normally through one eye. The youngster, from Germany, has both fields of vision in one eye and is the only known case of its kind in the world.
..Apart from the seizures, which were successfully treated and slight weakness on her left side (hemiparesis), the girl had a normal developmental and medical history, attending regular school and taking part in activities such as roller-skating…