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The Science Show - Separate stories podcast

ABC Radio National

Science & Medicine, Natural Sciences

The Science Show separate stories podcast makes it easy to find your favourite stories each week. Your essential source of what's making news in the complex world of scientific research, scandal and discovery, The Science Show with Robyn Williams is one of the longest running programs on Australian radio.

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How the brain responds to damage

October 10th, 2015

Episode 283 of 483 episodes

Blindsight is the ability of people who are cortically blind due to lesions in their primary cortex to respond to visual stimuli they do not consciously see. It is an example of the brain diverting information around a damaged region.

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