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Structural and functional brain reorganisation due to blindness: The special case of bilateral congenital anophthalmia

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Investigating the changes in the brain that result from a loss of sensory input has provided significant insight into the considerable capacity of the brain to reorganise. One of the difficulties in studying sensory-deprived populations is that the time and extent of sensory loss vary significantly. In this review, we consider the changes in the human brain associated with complete absence of visual input resulting from bilateral congenital anophthalmia, in which the eyes fail to develop. We ...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1016/j.neubiorev.2019.10.006

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Clinical Neurosciences
Oxford college:
New College
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Experimental Psychology
Oxford college:
St Anne's College
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ORCID:
0000-0002-2621-482X
Publisher:
Elsevier
Journal:
Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews More from this journal
Volume:
107
Pages:
765-774
Publication date:
2019-10-15
Acceptance date:
2019-10-08
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EISSN:
0149-7634
ISSN:
1873-7528
Pmid:
31626815
Language:
English
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pubs:1067138
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uuid:f74338d9-c1fc-4b3e-92ec-5c517f035dd6
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1067138
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2019-12-10

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