Lofti Merabet Speaking

Blindness is Just Another Way of Seeing

Lotfi Merabet

Blindness has nothing to do with living in the dark. Behind eyes that don’t see is a brain that does see. In fact, blind people use the same visual centers of the brain that sighted people do, and can teach us more about the brain than we think, says Lotfi Merabet.

Lofti Merabet

Lotfi Merabet

Lotfi Merabet is a neuroscientist investigating how the brain adapts to blindness. He completed his PhD in neuroscience from the University of Montréal and clinical doctorate in optometry from the New England College of Optometry followed by post-doctoral training at Harvard Medical School, Boston University, and the MGH Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging.
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