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Published on Jul 9, 2015
"Curing the Colorblind of their Health-Blindness" addresses the impact of colorblindness on a medical professional's ability to detect clinical signs and diagnose disease. ...and how he’s working to overcome this problem.
Mark Changizi has a Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics from the University of Maryland, and degrees in Mathematics and Physics from the University of Virginia. He is a prolific scientist with unique cross-disciplinary expertise in cognitive science, neurobiology, vision, optics and language. His research has been featured in the New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The New Yorker, Forbes, Wired, Discover, Scientific American, Newsweek and as a host on the Discovery Channel.
He is currently Director of Human Cognition at 2ai Labs, and co-founder of O2Amp.
This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx