The keynotes by Susan Barry focus on neurobiology and vision studies. As a professor at Mount Holyoke College, and the author of Fixing My Gaze, Susan Barry is well versed in the world of vision and perception. Susan was dubbed Stereo Sue by neurologist Oliver Sacks in a New Yorker article.
The keynotes by Susan Barry discuss the experience of gaining stereovision through optometric vision therapy. These concepts challenge the beliefs that the brain is wired for perceptual skills during a critical period in early childhood. Susan Barry's speeches provide evidence for neuronal plasticity throughout life. Barry graduated from Wesleyan University with a B.A. in biology. She maintains a blog in the magazine Psychology Today.