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Conjoined Twins Tatiana and Kristin Hogan

Conjoined Twins Tatiana and Kristin Hogan

I have some questions to expand on this subject.
In the case of Tatiana and Krista they were able to see out of each other's eyes, which obviously open them up to larger views and a tremendous amount of visual stimuli.

1. While they were able to see out of each other's eyes, were they able to interpret what they saw?
2. We know that they could see out of each other's eyes as a physical phenomenon, but were they able to process what they saw in the other person's eyes?
3. Did they have different perceptions of what they saw?
4. Did so much visual stimuli cause problems?
Any thoughts or ideas are welcome

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1. These individuals were indeed able to interpret what they saw, due to the fact that each of these individuals had separate brains or separate areas of the brain that they utilized for their functional activities which included their cognitive functioning. Due to the fact that the cerebrum and other areas of the brain are utilized to interpret stimuli and information, it goes to reason that these individuals could interpret what they saw from the other individual's eyes as well as their own eyes. This meant that these individuals simply had more visual stimuli to interpret due to the fact that they were receiving it from two sets of eyes, but this did not reduce their mental capacity for interpreting the stimuli. In all probability these individuals developed the mental capacity to interpret the stimuli that they received from one pair of eyes at a time, so that the brain focused upon the stimuli that ...

Solution Summary

The conjoined twins of Tatiana and Kristin Hogan are analyzed. The visual stimuli and causes are given.

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