Article on blindness and schizophrenia in Vice feat Steve Silverstein and me Thanks
Utterly fascinating.
"People Born Blind Are Mysteriously Protected From Schizophrenia" This is utterly fascinating. via
No person who was born blind has ever been diagnosed with schizophrenia. Also...lots of ways the blind have lots of unexpected advantages over sighted (1/2)
I wrote about an intriguing brain mystery: As far as we know, no person born blind has ever been diagnosed with schizophrenia. Why?
People Born Blind Are Mysteriously Protected From Schizophrenia | The possible explanations could help us better understand the condition.
People Born Blind Are Mysteriously Protected From Schizophrenia -- very interesting piece with a great shout out to researcher Steve Silverstein via
Life goal completed! Work covered in Great article from on the known, unknowns and speculation around blindness and psychosis, featuring work done with , and more from Vera Morgan, Steve Silverstein.
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People who are born blind do not develop schizophrenia, an observation that is leading to new hypotheses about the role of vision in the condition (via ) #SpectrumSpotted
Apparently no person with congenital blindness has ever been diagnosed with schizophrenia.
ICYMI: Steve Silverstein, Ph.D. weighs in on if people born blind are protect from schizophrenia. "He thinks that being blind strengthens the brain in various ways—and in the very same ways that it is weakened when someone has schizophrenia."
I want to clarify that it's absent in those who are born blind, but not those who become blind later in life. Here's a good pop article that explains some current thoughts
People Born Blind Are Mysteriously Protected From Schizophrenia
TIL: People born blind are mysteriously protected against Schizophrenia. Fascinating read from . Continually marvel at the complexity of the brain. Hopefully these possible explanations open doors for understanding Schizophrenia as a condition.
Interesting tidbit from this fascinating article: Although no congenitally blind person has ever been diagnosed with schizophrenia, they do sometimes develop eating disorders and arachnophobia – despite never having seen their bodies or a spider. 🤔
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"No person who was born blind has ever been diagnosed with schizophrenia."
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