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“Do I see what you see?”: A film about dementia and seeing the world differently

How do changes in the brain cause us to see differently?
Experience the world through the eyes of people living with a rare form of dementia that affects how they process objects and tasks around them in this short animated film, directed by Simon Ball.
How does watching this film make you feel? If you or somebody that you know has a diagnosis of posterior cortical atrophy (PCA), do you have any other examples of ways in which visual perceptions has been affected? Share your reflections and examples in the Comments area.
Film created and directed by Simon Ball. Funded by Created Out of Mind and Alzheimer’s Society, supported by Wellcome. Music by Valerie Blumenthal. Sound Design by Zai Tang.
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