What do football receivers and artists have in common? Multiyear, guaranteed contracts? No. Measuring success in terms of inches gained? No. Cool uniforms? Well, perhaps. Actually, its the ability to recognize patterns and contrast sensitivity. And thanks to his optometrist grandfather, who created a unique visual training program, the Arizona Cardinals receiver Larry Fitzgerald has acquired visual skills that just might just give his NFL team its first super bowl. Heres an interesting interview on NPR about the development of Fitzgerald’s vision.
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